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Sister Carrie (1900), Theodore Dreiser's first novel, is one of the seminal works in American literature because of Dreiser's ground-breaking dramatization of the tragic life led by men and women in the modern American city. The introduction by Donald Pizer describes in detail the biographical and historical background of the novel and its critical reputation. The four original essays in the volume not only touch on long-established approaches to Sister Carrie but also reflect a number of the concerns of recent scholarly and critical movements. Each of the essays is a self-standing examination of a major area of interest in the novel, including such topics as the impact of Dreiser's own life on the creation of Carrie and Hurstwood, the relationship of Carrie and the theater, and Dreiser's naturalism and his narrative technique.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521387149
ISBN-10: 0521387140
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 8mm)
Pages: 140
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jul-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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