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The last titan : a life of Theodore Dreiser

Author: Jerome Loving
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
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When Theodore Dreiser first published Sister Carrie in 1900 it was suppressed for its seamy plot, colloquial language, and immorality - for, as one reviewer put it, its depiction of "the godless side of American life." It was a side of life experienced firsthand by Dreiser; whose own circumstances often paralleled those of his characters in the turbulent, turn-of-the-century era of immigrants, black lynchings,  Read more...
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Biography
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Loving, Jerome, 1941-
Last titan.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004016270
(OCoLC)55947924
Named Person: Theodore Dreiser; Theodore Dreiser
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Loving
ISBN: 9780520929111 052092911X 1417585005 9781417585007
OCLC Number: 58728541
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 480 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Hoosier hard times --
A very bard of a city --
This matter of reporting --
Survival of the fittest --
Editorial days --
The writer --
Sister Carrie --
Down hill and up --
Return of the novelist --
Life after the Titanic --
The genius himself --
Back to the future --
An American tragedy --
Celebrity --
Tragic America --
Facing West --
Selected works of Theodore Dreiser.
Responsibility: Jerome Loving.
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Theodore Dreiser was a controversial figure in his time because of his literary efforts, and of his personal life, which featured numerous sexual liaisons, included membership in the communist party,  Read more...

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