Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist and social critic. His most famous works include Main Street and Babbit.1

Works

Novels

  • Hike and the Aeroplane (1912) as Tom Graham
  • Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man (1914)
  • The Trail of the Hawk: A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life (1915)
  • The Job: An American Novel (1917)
  • The Innocents: A Story for Lovers (1917)
  • Free Air (1919)
  • Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott (1920)
  • Babbitt (1922)
  • Arrowsmith (1925)
  • Mantrap (1926)
  • Elmer Gantry (1927)
  • The Man Who Knew Coolidge: Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz, Constructive and Nordic Citizen (1928)
  • Dodsworth (1929)
  • Ann Vickers (1933)
  • Work of Art (1934)
  • It Can’t Happen Here (1935)
  • The Prodigal Parents (1938)
  • Bethel Merriday (1940)
  • Gideon Planish (1943)
  • Harri (1943)
  • Cass Timberlane: A Novel of Husbands and Wives (1945)
  • Kingsblood Royal (1947)
  • The God-Seeker (1949)
  • World So Wide (1951)

Story collections

  • Selected Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis (1935)
  • I’m a Stranger Here Myself and Other Stories (1962)
  • If I Were Boss: The Early Business Stories of Sinclair Lewis (1997)
  • The Minnesota Stories of Sinclair Lewis (2005)
  • The Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis (1904–1949) (2007)

Plays

  • Hobohemia (1919)
  • Jayhawker: A Play in Three Acts (1934)
  • It Can’t Happen Here (1936)
  • Angela Is Twenty-Two (1938)

Screenplays

  • Storm in the West (1943)

Non-fiction

  • Tennis As I Play It (1915) ghostwritten for Maurice McLoughlin
  • Cheap and Contented Labor: The Picture of a Southern Mill Town in 1929 (1929)
  • A Sinclair Lewis Reader: Selected Essays and Other Writings, 1904–1950 (1953)
  • Sinclair Lewis: A Collection of Critical Essays (1962)
  • Minnesota Diary, 1942–46 (2000)
  • Go East, Young Man: Sinclair Lewis on Class in America (2005)

Letters

  • From Main Street to Stockholm: Letters of Sinclair Lewis, 1919–1930 (1952)
  • Selected Letters of Sinclair Lewis (1985)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Sinclair Lewis.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed August 1, 2020.

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