- Title: The Willow Walk
- Author: Sinclair Lewis
- ISBN: 9781495977480
- Page: 289
- Format: Paperback
The Willow Walk is a short story by Sinclair Lewis Harry Sinclair Lewis February 7, 1885 January 10, 1951 was an American novelist, short story writer, and playwright In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wiThe Willow Walk is a short story by Sinclair Lewis Harry Sinclair Lewis February 7, 1885 January 10, 1951 was an American novelist, short story writer, and playwright In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded 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 H.L Mencken wrote of him, If there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade it is this red haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds He has been honored by the U.S Postal Service with a Great Americans series postage stamp Lewis s earliest published creative work romantic poetry and short sketches appeared in the Yale Courant and the Yale Literary Magazine, of which he became an editor After graduation Lewis moved from job to job and from place to place in an effort to make ends meet, write fiction for publication and to chase away boredom While working for newspapers and publishing houses and for a time at the Carmel by the Sea, California writers colony , he developed a facility for turning out shallow, popular stories that were purchased by a variety of magazines He also earned money by selling plots to Jack London, including one for the latter s unfinished novel The Assassination Bureau, Ltd Lewis s first published book was Hike and the Aeroplane, a Tom Swift style potboiler that appeared in 1912 under the pseudonym Tom Graham Sinclair Lewis s first serious novel, Our Mr Wrenn The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man, appeared in 1914, followed by The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life 1915 and The Job 1917 That same year also saw the publication of another potboiler, The Innocents A Story for Lovers, an expanded version of a serial story that had originally appeared in Woman s Home Companion Free Air, another refurbished serial story, was published in 1919.
Recent Comments "The Willow Walk"
'I ran away and hid in a prison! Man isn't caught by justice, he catches himself'
A lesser story by Lewis, but themes would be repurposed in his later novels.
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