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Sinclair Lewis

Novelist (7-Feb-1885 — 10-Jan-1951)


August Derleth. Three Literary Men: A Memoir of Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson and Edgar Lee Masters. Candlelight Press. 1963.

D. J. Dooley [David Joseph]. The Art of Sinclair Lewis. University of Nebraska Press. 1967. 286pp.

Richard R. Lingeman. Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street. Random House. 2002. 659pp.

Stephen R. Pastore. Sinclair Lewis: A Descriptive Bibliography. New Haven, CT: Yale Books. 1997. 339pp.

Mark Shorer. Sinclair Lewis: An American Life. New York: McGraw Hill Book Company. 1961. 867pp.


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  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.678)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.443)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.417)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.892)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.628)

  14. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.132)

  15. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.148)

  16. Twentieth Century Authors (p.821)

  17. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.425)

  18. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.597)

  19. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (p.442)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.437)

  21. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.300)

  22. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.155)

  23. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.456-58)

  24. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.9)

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