Theodore Dreiser: five novels [NOOK Book]

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This file includes: Sister Carrie (1900), Jennie Gerhardt (1911), The Financier (1912), The Titan (1914, and Twelve Men (1919). According to Wikipedia: "Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 - December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice ...
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Theodore Dreiser: five novels

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Overview

This file includes: Sister Carrie (1900), Jennie Gerhardt (1911), The Financier (1912), The Titan (1914, and Twelve Men (1919). According to Wikipedia: "Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 - December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency... His first novel, Sister Carrie (1900), tells the story of a woman who flees her country life for the city (Chicago) and falls into a wayward life. The publisher did little to promote the book, and it sold poorly[citation needed], however it was made into a 1952 film by William Wyler and starred Laurence Olivier and Jennifer Jones. He was a witness to a lynching in 1893, and wrote the short story "Nigger Jeff", which appeared in Ainslee's Magazine, in 1901. His second novel, Jennie Gerhardt, was published in 1911. Many of Dreiser's subsequent novels dealt with social inequality. His first commercial success was An American Tragedy (1925), which was made into a film in 1931 and again in 1951."
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  • BN ID: 2940000743935
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 10/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 862,953
  • File size: 6 MB

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