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The Companion to Theodore Dreiser


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.


Background and contexts: 
Dreiser and the profession of authorship / James L.W. West III 
Dreiser and the uses of biography / Thomas P. Riggio 
Dreiser's style / Paul Giles
Dreiser and the history of American longing / Jackson Lears 
Dreiser and his culture: 
The matter of Dreiser's modernity / Bill Brown
Dreiser, class, and the home / Catherine Jurca
Can there be loyalty in the Financier? Dreiser and upward mobility / Bruce Robbins
Dreiser, art, and the museum / Miles Orvell 
Dreiser and women / Clare Virginia Eby 
Sister Carrie, race, and the World's Columbian Exposition / Christopher Gair 
Dreiser's sociological vision / Priscilla Wald
Dreiser and crime / Leonard Cassuto

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