Re: RARA-AVIS: Nathaniel West/Sinclair Lewis

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 19 Mar 2010

  • Next message: jacquesdebierue: "Re: RARA-AVIS: Nathaniel West/Sinclair Lewis"

    And It Can't Happen Here seems to portray the last decade, doesn't it? Joy

    jacquesdebierue wrote:
    > Of course, fads have nothing to do with quality. Just the other day somebody told me that Sinclair Lewis was not worth reading -- though the person hadn't actually read him. I told him that Babbitt and Main Street are mindblowing, that if somebody today wrote something as good as that about the present era, it would be a sensation. I doubt it had any effect, but I made the effort.

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 19 Mar 2010 EDT