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Main Street (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) : Barnes & Noble classics - Sinclair Lewis

Main Street (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

Barnes & Noble classics

By: Sinclair Lewis, Brooke Allen (Introduction by)

Paperback Published: 1st August 2003
ISBN: 9781593080365
Number Of Pages: 560

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  • New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work
  • Comments by other famous authors
  • Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations
  • Bibliographies for further reading
  • Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences-biographical, historical, and literary-to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R"This is America-a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves." So &&LB&&RSinclair Lewis&&L/B&&R-recipient of the Nobel Prize and rejecter of the Pulitzer-prefaces his novel &&LI&&RMain Street&&L/I&&R. 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.&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LP&&R&&LB&&RBrooke Allen&&L/B&&R holds a Ph.D. in English literature from Columbia University. She is a book critic whose work has appeared in numerous publications including &&LI&&RThe Atlantic Monthly, The New Criterion, The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Hudson Review&&L/I&&R, and &&LI&&RThe New Leader&&L/I&&R. A collection of her essays, &&LI&&RTwentieth Century Attitudes&&L/I&&R, will be published in 2003.&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R

ISBN: 9781593080365
ISBN-10: 1593080360
Series: Barnes & Noble classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 1st August 2003
Publisher: Fine Communications,US
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.2 x 10.5  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.32

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