Theodore Dreiser: Beyond Naturalism

Theodore Dreiser: Beyond Naturalism

Miriam Gogol


Theodore Dreiser is for sure certainly one of America's most crucial twentieth-century novelists. An American Tragedy, Sister Carrie, and Jennie Gerhardt have all made an indelible mark at the American literary panorama. And but, remarkably few severe books and no contemporary collections of serious essays were released that try and solution present theoretical questions about Dreiser's whole canon.
This assortment is the 1st to seem in twenty-four years. the 10 contributing essayists supply unique interpretations of Dreiser's works from such disparate issues of view as new historicism, poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, feminism, movie stories, and canon formation.
A very important reassessment, Theodore Dreiser: past Naturalism brings this influential sleek author into the Nineties by means of viewing him in the course of the lens of the most recent literary idea and cultural criticism.

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