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Cambridge Companion to Theodore Dreiser

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ISBN-10: 0521894654

ISBN-13: 9780521894654

Edition: 2003

Authors: Leonard Cassuto, Clare Virginia Eby

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Description:

This Companion provides fresh perspectives on the frequently read Dreiser classics, Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy, as well as on topics of perennial interest, which include Dreiser's representation of the city and his prose style. The volume investigates his representation of masculinity and femininity, and his treatment of ethnicity, among other topics.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 6.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Leonard Cassuto is Professor of English at Fordham University.

Introduction
Chronology
Background and Contexts
Dreiser and the profession of authorship
Dreiser and the uses of biography
Dreiser's style
Dreiser and the history of American longing
Dreiser and his Culture
The matter of Dreiser's modernity
Dreiser, class, and the home
Dreiser and the ideology of upward mobility
Dreiser, art, and the museum
Dreiser and women Clare
Sister Carrie, race, and the World's Columbian Exposition
Dreiser's sociological vision
Dreiser and crime