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" But a village in a country which is taking pains to become altogether standardized and pure, which aspires to succeed Victorian England as the chief mediocrity of the world, is no longer merely provincial, no longer downy and restful in its leaf-shadowed... "
Consumers' Imperium: The Global Production of American Domesticity, 1865-1920 - Seite 5
von Kristin L. Hoganson - 2010 - 416 Seiten
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The Literary Digest, Band 78

1923
...who shows that the cocksure mediocrity of Oopher Prairie, and the enlargement thereof call«! Zenith, is no longer merely provincial, ' no longer downy and restful in its leaf-shadowed ignorance.' It is a force which aims at destroying all the amenities of the civilizations...
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Main Street: The Story of Carol Kennicott

Sinclair Lewis - 1921 - 451 Seiten
...also serve the world by selling shoes and I wonder if we oughtn't to have family-prayers? " , But/a village in a country which is taking pains to become...merely provincial, no longer downy and restful in its leaf-shadowed ignorance. It is a force seeking to dominate the earth, to drain the hills and sea of...
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American Visions of Europe: Franklin D. Roosevelt, George F. Kennan, and ...

John Lamberton Harper - 1996 - 378 Seiten
...contain Main Street only time would tell. Lewis had his doubts: A village in a country which is making pains to become altogether standardized and pure,...as the chief mediocrity of the world, is no longer purely provincial, no longer downy and restful in its leaf-shadowed ignorance. It is a force seeking...
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American Gothic: A Life of America's Most Famous Painting

Steven Biel, Grant Wood - 2005 - 215 Seiten
...imperialist provincialism. The novel's narrator, speaking directly through Carol at this point, argues that "a village in a country which is taking pains to become...merely provincial, no longer downy and restful in its leaf-shadowed ignorance. It is a force seeking to dominate the earth. . . ." Reversing the trope of...
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