Martin Arrowsmith shares some biographical elements with Félix d'Herelle, who is identified in the novel as a co-discoverer of the bacteriophage and represented as having beaten Arrowsmith into publication with his results. The book contains considerable social commentary on the state and prospects of medicine in the United States in the 1920s. Muy recomendable. His scientific principles demand that he avoid mass use of phage on the Island. “Esta novela, considerada una de las obras maestras de la narrativa norteamericana del siglo XX, recibió en 1926 el premio Pulitzer.”, "Se recupera en castellano "Doctor Arrowsmith", novela pionera en tratar las entrañas del mundo de la medicina". Como hijo y nieto de médicos, Sinclair Lewis tenía gran cantidad de conocimientos sobre el mundo de la medicina. Finally available, Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, on a freshly published and beautifully edited paperback ed. The paperback Signet classics edition is 456 pages! Entertaining and inspiring! After his return to New York, he is treated as a public hero for his actions on the island. Recibe nuestras novedades en libros en tu email. It won the 1926 Pulitzer Prize (which Lewis declined). Try the novel featuring original research no one has seen in 120 years. Corrections? And the Pulitzer Prize for Novels is peculiarly objectionable because the terms of it have been constantly and grievously misrepresented. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This novel follows Dr. Martin Arrowsmith from small Midwest town (the setting of most of Lewis' works) in "medic" school through his career, during which he is constantly challenged to bala Lewis writes with devastating precision, creativity, and wicked humor, while skewering the abundant egotism, vanity, greed and self-aggrandizement he finds in his fellow human beings. Like them, he was an unapologetic socialist. H. P. Lovecraft (Providence, Rhode Island, 1890-1937). Arrowsmith is an early major novel dealing with the culture of science. We can thus reveal, in the discursive fabric of the text, an apology for the values of the spirit, practically dying in a society in which everything becomes a tradable good. Muy recomendable. ", The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, The Short Stories of Sinclair Lewis (1904–1949), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Arrowsmith_(novel)&oldid=976674742, Pulitzer Prize for the Novel-winning works, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 September 2020, at 09:35. New York Times Book Review. Updates? Lewis was greatly assisted in its preparation by science writer Paul de Kruif, who received 25% of the royalties on sales, although Lewis was listed as the sole author.
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