A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia

by

Write The First Customer Review

For a century, Theodore Dreiser has represented for many readers a rebellious modernism whose novels both critiqued the American dream and embodied a bleakly deterministic perception of life. His first novel, Sister Carrie (1900), was reluctantly published and then ignored by its publisher, who thought the book immoral. Another publisher withdrew his fifth novel, The Genius (1915), rather than face prosecution on obscenity charges. Dreiser did not enjoy widespread popularity and critical acclaim until his masterpiece, An ...

A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia 2003, Greenwood Press, Westport

ISBN-13: 9780313316807

Hardcover

Select