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Sinclair Lewis's barbed portrait of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, shattered the myth of the American Middle West as God's Country and became a symbol of the cultural narrow-mindedness and smug complacency of small towns everywhere. At the center of the novel is Carol Kennicott, the wife of a town doctor, who dreams of initiating social reforms and introducing art and literature to the community. The range of reactions to Main Street when it was published in 1920 was extraordinary, reflecting the ambivalence in the novel itself and Lewis's own mixed feelings about his hometwon of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, the prototype for Gopher Prairie. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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9780899664958
9781449848675
9781621703525
9781449877545
9781603127721
9780486406558
9780679641674
9781483069876
9780375753145
9780451530981
9780553214512
9780786703258
9780553905359
9780451526823
9781470398910
9780451524614
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Lexile measure:
1010L
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Cities and towns -- Fiction, City and town life -- Fiction, City and town life -- Minnesota -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, Fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Married women -- Minnesota -- Fiction, Minnesota -- Fiction, Physicians' spouses -- Fiction, Physicians' spouses -- Minnesota -- Fiction, Physicians's spouses -- Minnesota -- Fiction, Satire, Wives -- Fiction, Women college graduates -- Fiction
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