Sinclair Lewis, American novelist and social critic who punctured American complacency with his broadly drawn, widely popular satirical novels. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930, the first given to an American. Lewis graduated from Yale University (1907) and was for a time a reporter
Harry Sinclair Lewis, nato a Sauk Centre in Minnesota da Edwin J. Lewis e da Emma Kermott, in giovane età cominciò a leggere libri e iniziò a tenere un diario. Sognatore, all'età di 13 anni andò via di casa, senza successo, per diventare un tamburino nella Guerra ispano-americana.
It Can't Happen Here is a 1935 dystopian political novel by American author Sinclair Lewis. It describes the rise of a US dictator similar to how Adolf Hitler gained power. . The novel was adapted into a play by Lewis and John C. Moffitt in 1
Arrowsmith is a novel by American author Sinclair Lewis, first published in 1925.It won the 1926 Pulitzer Prize (which Lewis declined). Lewis was greatly assisted in its preparation by science writer Paul de Kruif, who received 25% of the royalties on sales, although Lewis was listed as the sole author.
Jul 28, 2017 · In addition, the “Sinclair Lewis Society” was unable to find this quotation in the Lewis’s oeuvre. 1 A thematically germane Lewis quotation from 1935 is presented further below. QI has also examined a different, but related, quotation ascribed to Huey Long:
Upton Sinclair — ‘It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.’
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