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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser By T. Dreiser / G. Dubois PDF
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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser with illustrations. It is one of the books included in "1001 Books You Should Read Before You Die" list. It was published in 1900 so it is the first book... More > recommended for the 20th century.< Less
The Financier By Theodore Dreiser
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The Financier By Theodore Dreiser
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The Genius (Illustrated) By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple... More > conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It was not released until 1923, and thereafter the episode confirmed Dreiser's status as a writer ahead of his time.< Less
Sister Carrie (Illustrated) By Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie is the story of a beautiful Midwestern girl who makes it big in New York City. The book gained a reputation as a shocker for Dreiser had dared to give the public a heroine whose... More > "cosmopolitan standard of virtue" brings her from Wisconsin, with four dollars in her purse, to a suite at the Waldorf and glittering fame as an actress. With "Sister Carrie Dreiser told a tale not "sufficiently delicate" for many of its first readers and critics, but which is now universally recognized as one of the greatest and most influential American novels.< Less
The Titan By Theodore Dreiser
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The Genius By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple... More > conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It was not released until 1923, and thereafter the episode confirmed Dreiser's status as a writer ahead of his time.< Less
The Key to be a Genius By Theodore Dreiser
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The insistent theme of Mr. Dreiser's work is desire, perennial, unquenchable. No matter how badly Mr. Dreiser might do his work, he would be significant as the American novelist who has most felt... More > this subterranean current of life. Many novelists have seen this current as a mere abyss of sin from which the soul is to be dragged to the high ground of moral purpose and redemption, but this will not quite do. The great interpreters see life as a struggle between this desire and the organized machinery of existence, but they are not eager, as we are, to cover up and belittle the desire.< Less
Sister Carrie By Theodore Dreiser
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Dissatisfied with life in her rural Wisconsin home, 18-year-old Caroline "Sister Carrie" Meeber takes the train to Chicago, where her older sister Minnie, and her husband Sven Hanson, have... More > agreed to take her in. On the train, Carrie meets Charles Drouet, a traveling salesman, who is attracted to her because of her simple beauty and unspoiled manner. They exchange contact information, but upon discovering the "steady round of toil" and somber atmosphere at her sister's flat, she writes to Drouet and discourages him from calling on her there.< Less
aspeers 5 (2012) By aspeers e.V.
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aspeers is the first European graduate journal for American studies. It was launched in 2007, this is the fifth issue. It contains academic contributions by: Felix Brinker (Hidden Agendas, Endless... More > Investigations, and the Dynamics of Complexity: The Conspiratorial Mode of Storytelling in Contemporary American Television Series); Koen Potgieter (“This Disintegrating Force”: Reading Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie as a Narrative of Black Upward Mobility); Linda Richter (“Could You Not Turn Your Back on This Hunger Country?”: Food in the Migration Process of German Emigrants, 1816-1856); and Sophie Spieler (Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series and the ‘Post(-)ing’ of Feminism). Art Contributions by: Benjamin Bauer, Porochista Khakpour, Kaelyn Weestrand, and Simone Wessels.< Less