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Dreiser - a collection of critical essays

John Lydenberg

Dreiser - a collection of critical essays

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, (Hemel Hempstead) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dreiser, Theodore, -- 1871-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Lydenberg.
    SeriesTwentieth century views, Spectrum books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55Z/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,182p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21132351M
    ISBN 100132195356, 0132195275

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Dreiser - a Collection of Critical Essays by John Lydenberg A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine. Dreiser: a collection of critical essays. [John Lydenberg] -- Essays to help you understand and appreciate the works of Theodore Dreiser.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Theodore Dreiser is indisputably one of America's most important twentieth-century novelists. An American Tragedy, Sister Carrie, and Jennie Gerhardt have all made an indelible mark on the American literary landscape.

And yet, remarkably few critical books and no recent collections of critical essays have been 4/5(1). And yet, remarkably few critical books and no recent collections of critical essays have been published that attempt to answer current theoretical questions about Dreiser's entire canon.

This collection is the first to appear in twenty-four years. The ten contributing essayists offer original interpretations of Dreiser's works from such.

Theodore Dreiser Essays (Examples) Dreiser's "Second Choice" jolts Shirley out of her "lower-middle-class complacency by Arthur, a dashing, romantic newcomer who woos, wins, and leaves her.

Love, Shirley suddenly finds, is excitement, defined by Arthur as freedom, movement, exploration," and a different way of being in the world (Harris 73). Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (; Aug – Decem ) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a firm moral code, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency.

A number of Theodore Dreiser’s short stories reveal skills not found in the longer works. The reader who comes to the short fiction after reading Dreiser’s novels is frequently surprised by both the whimsy and humor of some of the tales, and by their concise clarity of style, hardly a prominent feature of the novels.

Bibliography: p. Includes index A collection of eight critical essays on Dreiser's novel, arranged in chronological order of their original publicationPages: The Sister Carrie web site at the U of Pa.

contains critical essays by Dreiser scholars Clare Virginia Eby, "Cultural and Historical Contexts for Sister Carrie"; James L. West, "The Composition and Publication of Sister Carrie"; and Nancy M. Shawcross, "Sister Carrie: 'A Strangely Strong Novel in a Queer Milieu," along with the text of the.

This collection of eleven essays edited by Theodore Ziolkowski published back in provides a well-balanced overview of Hesse’s life and work, at the time a much needed literary and scholarly analysis since, although Hesse won the Nobel Prize for Literature infor years his reputation had been something of a political and cultural hot potato.5/5(1).

Essays to help you understand and appreciate the works of Theodore Dreiser. Theodore Dreiser, novelist who was the outstanding American practitioner of naturalism.

He was the leading figure in a national literary movement that replaced the observance of Victorian notions of propriety with the unflinching presentation of real-life subject matter. Dreiser was a committed socialist and wrote several nonfiction books on political issues.

These included Dreiser Looks at Russia (), the result of his trip to the Soviet Union, and two books presenting a critical perspective on capitalist America, Tragic America () and America Is Worth Saving ().Born: Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser, Aug.

Book of Days — Emily Fox Gordon The Boys of My Youth — Jo Ann Beard The Braindead Megaphone — George Saunders Broken Republic: Three Essays — Arundhati Roy Changing My Mind — Zadie Smith A Collection of Essays — George Orwell The Common Reader — Virginia Woolf Consider the Lobster — David Foster Author: Rebecca Hussey.

Dreiser's Critical Reputation; Photographs. From the Theodore Dreiser Papers; From the Swanberg Papers Ms. Collection: Dreiser, Henry: Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca.

A Gallery of Women, Gloom [not used in book], rev. typescript (incomplete)(19) Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca. Dreiser; a collection of critical essays / Published: () Theodore Dreiser: interviews / Published: () "The game as it is played": essays on Theodore Dreiser / by: Pizer, Donald.

H.L. Mencken commented on Dreiser: "Out of the desert of American fictioneering, so populous and yet so dreary, Dreiser stands up—a phenomenon unescapably visible, but disconcertingly hard to explain." You may enjoy reading H.L.

Mencken's critical analysis of the author in A Book of Prefaces, titled Theodore Dreiser. chant for the gender-stereotypical seduction theme, Dreiser has gained 1 Fisher 2 Leslie Fiedler, "Dreiser and the Sentimental Novel," rpt. in Dreiser: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. John Lydenberg (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, ) A Guide to the Theodore Dreiser Collection,n.d.

A Collection in the Theodore Dreiser Collection,n.d. Physical Characteristics This collection consists of 74 items.

Includes biographical and critical essays, an untitled prose poem, and an envelops addressed to Theodore Dreiser in New York City.

Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca. Constable (firm) Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser and Donald Elder,n.d. Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca. Cosmopolitan: Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, Theodore Dreiser Papers, ca.

Cosmopolitan Club. In this book, Dreiser the naturalist asserts the doctrine that the individual is struggling endlessly to survive in an uncaring world.

The individual is also a victim of heredity, environment, and chance, all of which leave one with little room for free choice. Dreiser’s theory of life.

Part travelogue, part autobiography, part collection of essays, A Hoosier Holiday lays out the landscape of a nation that ceased to exist once the highway unfurled across the map." ―Publishers Weekly (starred review) ByTheodore Dreiser was a successful writer living in New York.

He had not been back to his home state in over 20 by: Dreiser: a collection of critical essays by John Lydenberg (Book) The American novel and its tradition by Richard Volney Chase (Book).

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Buy Arthur Miller; a collection of critical essays by Robert Willoughby Corrigan (Compiled by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition. By surveying American revenge narratives, this book measures how contemporary payback plots appraise the nation’s political, social, and economic inequities.

The volume’s essays collectively make the case that retribution is a defining theme of post-war American culture and an artistic vehicle for critique. The Novels of Theodore Dreiser Book Description: Relying heavily on the manuscripts and letters in the Dreiser Collection of the University of Pennsylvania Library, Professor Pizer seeks to establish the facts of the sources and composition of each of Dreiser’s eight novels and to study the themes and form of the completed works.

Dreiser: A Collection of Critical Essays (20th Century Views) by Twentieth Century Views Dreiser; a collection of critical essays by John Lydenberg Dryden; a. This collection of essays, first published inargues the renewed importance of Howells's novel for an understanding of literature as a social force as well as a literary form.

In his introduction Donald Pease recounts the fall and rise of the novel's value in literary history, outlines the various critical responses to Silas Lapham, and.

In his poetic and critical careers publicly converged, when The Waste land appeared (without notes) in the first issue of The Criterion, a literary periodical established under his editorship.

The Times reviewer, with surprising restraint, contented himself with noting that this poem was sometimes "very near the limits of coherency"; it. Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, – Janu ) was an American novelist, short-story writer andhe became the first writer from the United States (and the first from the Americas) to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters."Nationality: American.

The Collected Plays of Theodore Dreiser. Although Theodore Dreiser achieved prominence as a novelist and short story writer, he also experimented with dramatic form.

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Virginia looked at her furious kinsman imploringly. "S-TC" Bibliography: p. Introduction / Leon Edel -- An appreciation () / Joseph Conrad -- Jacobean and Shavian (, ) / Max Beerbohm -- A brief note () / Ezra Pound -- The man of letters () / Edith Wharton -- The point of view [The ambassadors] () / Percy Lubbock -- The ghost stories () / Virginia Woolf -- A Pages: Her book collection, Theodore Dreiser: Beyond Naturalism (NYU Press) won one of the Choice Awards for Best Academic Book.

Having received her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University, her expertise lies in American literary realism and naturalism, American fiction (19th & 20th century), gender and labor studies.

Charlotte and Emily Brontë have long been the subject of critical and popular interest -- both for their lives and their works. In this volume ten noted authors and critics probe the works of the Brontës to show the influences that shaped the mystical worlds of their novels and poems and contributed to their distinctive styles.

Their novels are not rebellions against Victorian social. Then check out this awesome collection of Dreiser resources, which includes biographical materials, information on the critical reception of Sister Carrie and Dreiser's other novels, and contextual information for Sister Carrie.

Contributions made by super smart Dreiser scholars. An essay about Dreiser's friendships, and friendship in general.

“The most pleasing compliment I have ever received,” he wrote years later in the preface to a collection of critical essays about his writing, “came from a G.I. in the last war who wrote to tell me that he had greatly enjoyed a book of mine that he had been reading because he had never had to look out a single word in the dictionary /5().

Sister Carrie Summary. Sister Carrie shocked the public when Doubleday, Page and Company published it in In fact, it was so controversial, it almost missed being printed at all.

Harpers refused the first copy, and the book went to Frank Doubleday.Browse through Critical Essays on thousands of literary works to find resources for school projects and papers. McLuhan, M.C. "Tennyson and the Romantic Epic." Critical Essays on the Poetry of Tennyson.

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