The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series ( Pdf ) Author Sinclair Lewis


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  • The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • English
  • 14 January 2019
  • 9781417905959

7 thoughts on “The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

  1. says:

    Amusing and Lewis displays his deft hand at portraying the uirks and foibles of self proclaimed small town big fishes but without substance the joke was played out early onEssentially it's a series of long extended motormouth hugely opinionated monologues with the rampant ADD and semi coherence of Donald Trump by a character from Lewis' fictional universe of Zenith Winnemac fake US stateProbably not essential L

  2. says:

    This somewhat overlooked book has everything I love about Sinclair Lewis Six great satirical stories told in Lewis's dry humor that often bordered on absolute hilarity Each story is narrated by a traveling salesm

  3. says:

    This is Lewis trying to mix genres a sort of mash up of Saturday Evening Post fiction with his satirical portraits of the Middlewestern middle class Most of the stories are shaggy dog tales wandering off indeterminately making the book feel

  4. says:

    Probably the closest thing to a Midwestern Bernhard we’ll ever get I wish Lewis would have written books like this one freed from the constraints of scene setting and further developed the hysterical monologue of irreleva

  5. says:

    Not what I thought it would be It reminded me of Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al Not a story but the first person ramblings of Lowell Schmaltz

  6. says:

    While certainly not the best of the 1920s writings of Lewis this book ventures new waters of creativity for Lewis and also integrates much of the world and inhabitants of the city of Zenith in the Midwestern state of Winnemac The nods to Babbitt and Gantry are also uite thorough by comparison with later works such as Gideon Planish also good

  7. says:

    Mildly amusing but essentially just a shaggy dog story

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The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

Coolidge; The Story by Mack McMack; You Know How Women Are; You Know How Relatives Are; Tra This is Lewis trying to mix genres a sort of mash up of Saturday Evening Post fiction with his satirical portraits of the Middlewestern middle class Most of the stories are shaggy dog tales wandering off indeterminately making the book feel rudderless but the exuisitely precise ear for monologue that makes Babbitt and Elmer Gantry so dynamic and propulsive is also here in abundance I certainly wouldn t recommend it to anyone but a diehard Lewis fan or a grad student writing about him but I think that its reputation as a total disaster according to Lewis s biographers and numerous critics is a lazy exaggeration

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Vel is So Broadening; and The Basic and Fundamental Ideals of Christian American Citizenshi While certainly not the best of the 1920s writings of Lewis this book ventures new waters of creativity for Lewis and also integrates much of the world and inhabitants of the city of Zenith in the Midwestern state of Winnemac The nods to Babbitt and Gantry are also uite thorough by comparison with later works such as Gideon Planish also good in itself but not great like his strongest works I d definitely recommend it to Lewis fansbut it would not be an entry text by any means It should be given a better name for it does excel in creativity humor and furthering the world of Lewis s Zenith

read & download The Man Who Knew Coolidge Being the Soul of Lowell Schmaltz Constructive and Nordic Citizen Short story index reprint series

1927 A collection of works from the Nobel prize winning novelist Contents The Man Who Knew Amusing and Lewis displays his deft hand at portraying the uirks and foibles of self proclaimed small town big fishes but without substance the joke was played out early onEssentially it s a series of long extended motormouth hugely opinionated monologues with the rampant ADD and semi coherence of Donald Trump by a character from Lewis fictional universe of Zenith Winnemac fake US stateProbably not essential Lewis reading but I did get uite a few laughs from it


About the Author: Sinclair Lewis

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930 for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create with wit and humor new types of characters His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women HL Mencken wrote of him If the