Martin Arrowsmith and his Habitat

Fyvel, T. R.
July 1955
New Republic;7/18/55, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p16
The article presents information about the books: "Babbitt," "Arrowsmith" and Main Street." The fascination of reading the book was rather like that of watching the jerks of an old, revived silent film. The style in which this story is told is also as much a romantic as a journalistic one. The impression is often not only of slang which is outdated, but of outdated slang which never quite existed except for the author himself. In Babbitt, the author gave his own impression of the new hectic American capitalist life.


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