Gideon Planish

Gideon Planish

by Sinclair Lewis

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Overview

Harry Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502542458
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/29/2014
Pages: 230
Sales rank: 802,911
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Born in 1885 in Minnesota, Sinclair Lewis worked as a newspaper journalist before becoming an acclaimed novelist. Known for their satirical take on modern affairs, his best-known books include Main Street, Arrowsmith, Babbitt, and Dodsworth. In 1930, he became the first U.S. writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Lewis died in1951 in Italy.

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