The American Diaries, 1902-1926


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Dreiser's careful preservation of his papers bears new fruit with the publication of his personal diaries for the years 1902-26. This volume presents all seven of Dreiser's hitherto unpublished American diaries, the intermittent journals he kept during the most productive years of his literary career. Together they constitute a revealing self-portrait as well as a valuable commentary on the American scene during the first quarter of the twentieth century. They offer reflections on turn-of-the-century Philadelphia, the ...

The American Diaries, 1902-1926 1983, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812211481

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