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Arrowsmith

A man of science must overcome public ignorance and the petty greed of associates as he seeks knowledge.

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  • "The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel recounts the story of a Midwestern physician who is forced to give up his profession due to the ignorance, corruption, and greed of society."
  • "A man of science must overcome public ignorance and the petty greed of associates as he seeks knowledge."@en
  • "The author "has drawn a full-length figure of a physician, a born seeker and experimentalist. He follows Martin Arrowsmith from medical school thru experiences as general country practitioner, as health officer and clinican, as fighter of the plague on a West Indian island and finally, as director of a mediacal institute.""@en
  • "A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a physician and researcher who dedicates himself to the pursuit of scientific truth even in the face of personal tragedy, corruption and greed."@en
  • "Wagon Train going west."
  • "Wagon Train going west."@en
  • "Harry Sinclair Lewis (7th February, 1885 -- 10th January, 1951) was the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1930 "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters." Whilst an accurate description of his writing it misses the tone and central theme of his work which is clearer from his own words in accepting the Prize: "America is the most contradictory, the most depressing, the most stirring, of any land in the world today" and on American literary establishment: "Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead." Lewis was no stranger to literary prizes as Arrowsmith, regarded as his best novel, won the 1926 Pulitzer Prize. More unusually, he refused to accept the Prize stating that the criteria to represent the highest standard of "the wholesome atmosphere of American Life" was meaningless. As Arrowsmith was a social commentary on the contemporary state of medicine and as Lewis was a satirist of modern America the Prize was not welcome. Although the protagonist is a scientific researcher another main character is a small town doctor as Lewis's father had been. The book describes many aspects of medical training and practise, scientific research that benefits mankind, ethics, integrity, dedication, selfless devotion to the care of patients as well as greed, self deception, stupidity, and the attraction for power, wealth, security and recognition. It has inspired generations of med students round the world and a 1931 Hollywood movie directed by John Ford and nominated for four Oscars. However, it is widely agreed that the original work contained here is the best way to sample the author that many claim has had a greater impact on modern American life than Hemingway, Fitzgerald or Faulkner"@en
  • "A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a physician and researcher who dedicates himself to the pursuit of scientific truth even in the face of personal tragedy, corruption and greed. -- publisher"@en
  • "V roce 1925 poprvé vyšlý a později zfilmovaný román o lékaři, bakteriologu, kterému je věda životní vášní. Lewis s dokonalou znalostí prostředí, opřen o radu a pomoc známého autora populárně vědeckých prací Paula de Kruifa, líčíživotní a vědecký vzestup mladého, energického lékaře, jenž vynalezeným preparátem zdolá epidemii cholery na tropickém ostrově. I v tomto díle zůstává autor kritikem amerického života, i když jeho celková koncepce není tak výrazněkritická jako v románě Babbitt."
  • "The story of a doctor who struggles to maintain his integrity."
  • "After years of work as a small town doctor and a research scientist, Arrowsmith heads for the West Indies with a serum to halt an epidemic. A tragic turn of events forces him to come to terms with his career and his personal life."@en
  • "A man of science must overcome public ignorance and the petty greed of associates as he seeks knowledge"@en
  • "After years of work as a small town doctor and a research scientist, Arrowsmith heads for the West Indies with a serum to halt an epidemic. A tragic turn of events forces him to come to terms with his career and his personal life."
  • "This novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1925; Sinclair Lewis declined to accept it. The story of the career of a man of science."
  • "A young doctor must decide between worldly success and his own desire to devote his life to scientific research."@en

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  • "Medical novels"
  • "Medical novels"@en
  • "Americké romány"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Roman américain"
  • "Ausgabe"
  • "Romány"
  • "Satire, American"@en
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
  • "Genres littéraires"
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Translations"
  • "Downloadable audio books"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Pulitzer Prize fiction"@en
  • "Satire"
  • "Satire"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Medical fiction"@en
  • "Vertalingen (vorm)"

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  • "Arrowsmith : ["Arrowsmith"], roman. [Traduit de l'anglais par Gabriel Des Hons. Préface de Jacques Risler.]"
  • "Arrowsmith"
  • "Arrowsmith"@en
  • "ARROWSMITH"@en
  • "Arrowsmith : Sinclair Lewis. Traduit de l'anglais par Gabriel Des Hons"
  • "[Arrowsmith]"
  • "Arrowsmith : roman"
  • "Arrowsmith a novel"
  • "Arrowsmith A collection of critical essays"
  • "Arrowsmith, roman"
  • "Arrowsmith : Příběh ml. lékaře"
  • "Arrowsmith : a novel"
  • "Arrowsmith : a novel"@en
  • "Arrowsmith roman. [Trad. de l'anglais par gabriel des hons]"
  • "Arrowsmith : roman ["Arrowsmith", traduit par Gabriel des Hons, préfacé par Jacques Risler,...]"
  • "Arrowsmith : a collection of critical essays"@en
  • "Arrowsmith : a collection of critical essays"

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