Main Street (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)
main Street, By sinclair Lewis, Is Part Of The barnes & Noble Classics series, Which Offers Quality Editions At Affordable Prices To The Student And The General Reader, Including New Scholarship, Thoughtful Design, And Pages Of Carefully Crafted Extras. Here Are Some Of The Remarkable Features Of barnes & Noble Classics:
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“this Is America—a Town Of A Few Thousand, In A Region Of Wheat And Corn And Dairies And Little Groves.” So sinclair Lewis—recipient Of The Nobel Prize And Rejecter Of The Pulitzer—prefaces His Novel main Street. Lewis Is Brutal In His Depictions Of The Self-satisfied Inhabitants Of Small-town America, A Place Which Proves To Be Merely An Assemblage Of Pretty Surfaces, Strung Together And Ultimately Empty.
brooke Allen Holds A Ph.d. In English Literature From Columbia University. She Is A Book Critic Whose Work Has Appeared In Numerous Publications Including the Atlantic Monthly, The New Criterion, The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Hudson Review, And the New Leader. A Collection Of Her Essays, twentieth Century Attitudes, Will Be Published In 2003.
Author: Lewis, Sinclair.
- Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics
- Pages: 560
- Publication Date: 2003
- Edition: Special Value
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- MSRP: 5.95
- ISBN13: 9781593080365
- ISBN: 1593080360
- Language: en
- Quality Rating: 1
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