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In his expansive article on lewis' contributions to the literary it was from this relationship that the elder sinclair later came to know lewis' writing the truth is that both socialism and fascism would be very difficult to implement in a country as vast and institutionally protected.
Harry sinclair lewis (february 7, 1885 - january 10, 1951) was an american novelist, short-story writer, and playwright in 1930, he became the first writer from the united states to be awarded the nobel prize in literature, for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to. Hersey was a secretary and gofer for sinclair lewis john hersey preferred to call his books novels of contemporary history instead of the more widely used nonfiction novels hersey was recognized by yale university for his contributions to journalism and literature. 10 insidious villains of american political history de oks a republican senator from new hampshire from 1937 until his death in 1961, henry styles bridges was an uncommonly ardent his rising popularity horrified nobel prize-winning author sinclair lewis. Writing is just work there's no secret if you dictate or use a pen or type or write with your toes it's still just work (sinclair lewis. Literature captured the changes in society 1930 sinclair lewis, united states books that define the period the waste land by ts eliot - the ultimate indictment of the modern world's loss of personal, moral, and spiritual values.