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Dreiser's Jennie Gerhardt : new essays on the restored text

Author: James L W West
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Theodore Dreiser; Theodore Dreiser
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L W West
ISBN: 0812232844 9780812232844 0812215133 9780812215137
OCLC Number: 32546741
Description: ix, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: GENERAL ASSESSMENT: Janus-faced Jennie / Robert H. Elias --
The biographical significance of Jennie Gerhardt / Richard Lingeman --
Jennie Gerhardt: naturalism reconsidered / Judith Kucharski --
Chill history and rueful sentiments in Jennie Gerhardt / Valerie Ross --
Jennie one-note: Dreiser's error in character development / Lawrence E. Hussman --
Dreiser's ideal of balance / Leonard Cassuro --
Triangulating desire in Jennie Gerhardt / Susan Albertine --
PART II: CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXTS: Jennie Gerhardt: a Spencerian tragedy --
Jennie through the eyes of Thorstein Veblen / Clare Virginia Eby --
Labor and capital in Jennie Gerhardt / Christopher P. Wilson --
Dreiser and the genteel tradition / Daniel H. Borus --"Nousework is never done": domestic labor in Jennie Gerhardt / Nancy Warner Barrineau --
Self-sacrifice and shame in Jennie Gerhardt / Miriam Gogol --
Jennie, Maggie, and the city / Yoshinobu Hakutani --
Jennie Gerhardt and the dream of the pastoral / John B. Humma --
How German is Jennie Gerhardt? / Arthur D. Casciato --
Samuel E. [G]ross: Dreiser's real estate magnate / Emily Clark --
The hotel world in Jennie Gerhardt / James L.W. West --
Death and dying in Jennie Gerhardt / James M. Hutchisson.
Other Titles: Jennie Gerhardt
Responsibility: edited by James L.W. West, III.

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