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" The town is, in our tale, called "Gopher Prairie, Minnesota." But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohio or Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or Illinois, and not very differently would it be told... "
Consumers' Imperium: The Global Production of American Domesticity, 1865-1920 - Seite 5
von Kristin L. Hoganson - 2010 - 416 Seiten
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New Outlook, Band 127

1921
..."Its Main Street." he says, "is the continuation of\Main Streets everywhere. The story would be tjie same in Ohio or Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or...it be told Up York State or in the Carolina Hills." Not so. Gopher Prairie is untypical in human sympathy, in generous instincts, in kindness of heart....
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The Outlook, Band 127

Lyman Abbott, Ernest Hamlin Abbott, Hamilton Wright Mabie - 1921
...town. The basic fault of the book is that the author insists that it is. "Its Main Street," he says, "is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The...it be told Up York State or in the Carolina Hills." Not so. Gopher Prairie is untypical in human sympathy, in generous instincts, in kindness of heart....
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Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott

Sinclair Lewis - 1921 - 451 Seiten
...dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called " Gopher Prairie, Minnesota." But its Alain Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere....would it be told Up York State or in the Carolina htils. ^Main Street is the climax of civilization. That this Ford car might stand in front of the Bon...
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The Man in the Street: Papers on American Topics

Meredith Nicholson - 1921 - 271 Seiten
...our tale, called Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Street everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohio or...it be told up York State or in the Carolina Hills." Now I should say that there are very marked differences between Gopher Prairie and towns of approximately...
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Rethinking Home: A Case for Writing Local History

Joseph A. Amato - 2002 - 261 Seiten
...are put on guard right from the start of Main Street, when Lewis writes, "Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The...Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or Illinois, and not very different in Upstate New York or in the Carolina hills. Main Street is the climax of civili2ation."...
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The Emerging Midwest: Upland Southerners and the Political Culture of the ...

Nicole Etcheson - 1996 - 205 Seiten
...Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, by affirming the cultural homogeneity of the United States. Gopher Prairie's Main Street "is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere....Illinois, and not very differently would it be told in Up York State or in the Carolina hills." One Midwestern town could be any other Midwestern or American...
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Rethinking Home: A Case for Writing Local History

Joseph A. Amato - 2002 - 261 Seiten
...are put on guard right from the start of Main Street, when Lewis writes, "Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The...Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or Illinois, and not very different in Upstate New York or in the Carolina hills. Main Street is the climax of civilization."...
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A City Transformed: Redevelopment, Race, and Suburbanization in Lancaster ...

...Prairie's Main Street was "the continuation of Main Streets everywhere." The novelist maintained that his "story would be the same in Ohio or Montana, in Kansas or Kentucky or Illinois, and not very different would it be told Up York State or in the Carolina hills." Lewis's claim is seductive to anyone...
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Cosmopolitan Vistas: American Regionalism and Literary Value

Tom Lutz - 2004 - 226 Seiten
...makes it clear on the first page that although he is staging his drama in a specific region, Minnesota, "the story would be the same in Ohio or Montana, in...Illinois, and not very differently would it be told Up New York State or in the Carolina hills" (3). And early on he makes his claim for literary representation,...
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The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia

Andrew R. L. Cayton, Richard Sisson, Chris Zacher - 2006 - 1916 Seiten
...corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called "Gopher Prairie, Minnesota." But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets...it be told Up York State or in the Carolina hills. Main Street is the climax of civilization. That this Ford car might stand in front of the Bon Ton Store,...
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