Author:Sinclair Lewis

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Sinclair Lewis
(1885–1951)
American author of novels, short stories, and plays; the first American writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930. His works are known for their critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars, and for his strong characterizations of modern working women
Sinclair Lewis

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Hike and the Aeroplane (1912, as Tom Graham)
  • Our Mr. Wrenn (1914)
  • The Trail of the Hawk (1915)
  • The Innocents (1917)
  • The Job (1917)
  • Free Air (1919)
  • Main Street (1920)
  • Babbitt (1922) (transcription project)
  • Arrowsmith (1925) due to (Renewal: R94974 )
  • John Dos Passos' Manhattan Transfer (1926) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2021 due to (Renewal: R112797 )
  • Mantrap (1926) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2021 due to (Renewal: R114459 )
  • Elmer Gantry (1927) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2022 due to (Renewal: R128826 )
  • The Man Who Knew Coolidge (1928) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2023 due to (Renewal: R159081 )
  • Dodsworth (1929) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2024 due to (Renewal: R167120 )
  • Ann Vickers (1933) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2028 due to (Renewal: R251368 )
  • Work of Art (1934) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2029 due to (Renewal: R270489 )
  • It Can't Happen Here (1935) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2030 due to (Renewal: R303502 )
  • Selected Short Stories (1935) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2030 due to (Renewal: R297762 )
  • The Prodigal Parents (1938) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2033 due to (Renewal: R354657 )
  • Bethel Merriday (1940) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2035 due to (Renewal: R406928 )
  • All Wives Are Angels (In Hearst's international cosmopolitan, Feb. 1943, 1942) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2037 due to (Renewal: R484594 )
  • A Feather in His Hat (1943) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2038 due to (Renewal: R485893 )
  • Gideon Planish (1943) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2038 due to (Renewal: R483895 )
  • Reverse English (1943) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2038 due to (Renewal: R483894 )
  • Cass Timberlane: A Novel of Husbands and Wives (1st pub. in Cosmopolitan May-Oct. 1945. NM: additions, 1945) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2040 due to (Renewal: R550603 )
  • Kingsblood Royal (1947) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2042 due to (Renewal: R578723 )
  • The God-Seeker (1949) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2044 due to (Renewal: R661724 )
  • World So Wide (Serialized version prev. pub. in Woman's home companion, Jan.-Feb. 1951, 1951) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2046 due to (Renewal: RE024745 )

Short stories[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1951, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.