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Babbitt : A Novel By Sinclair Lewis
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press (2001) | ISBN-10: 0553214861 | ENG | PDF | 344 Pages | 1 MB
Babbitt, first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, its main theme focuses on the power of conformity, and the vacuity of middle-class American life.Babbitt was filmed in 1924 as a silent film, and again in 1934 as a talkie, both times by Warner Bros. The 1934 film starred Guy Kibbee as George Babbitt.Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters."
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