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American Literary Scholarship (2002) 2000 (1): 273–305.
Published: 01 September 2002
... essays on Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, and other Harlem Renaissance writers and significant work on Theodore Dreiser. i Gertrude Stein Was Gertrude Stein a genius? Since Stein herself directly answered the question in the a≈rmative, the question posed in Barbara Will’s Gertrude Stein, Modernism...
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American Literary Scholarship (2006) 2004 (1): 295–333.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the principal character’s dual positioning as participant and specta- tor in the event. Goetsch finds that instead of serving as the traditional providential sites of salvation, shipwrecks become for naturalistic writers the site of initiation into disbelief and disillusionment. iii  Theodore Dreiser...
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American Literary Scholarship (2001) 1999 (1): 289–312.
Published: 01 September 2001
... stories London wrote on terrorism, such as ‘‘The Minions of Midas’’ or ‘‘Goliah Jeanne Campbell Reesman 295 iii Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser: A Primary Bibliography and Reference Guide by Donald Pizer, Richard W. Dowell, and Frederick E. Rusch is supplemented...
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American Literary Scholarship (2000) 1998 (1): 257–286.
Published: 01 September 2000
... is treated in chapter 17, Poetry: 1900 to the 1940s Work on Jack London, Theodore Dreiser, John Dos Passos, and the Harlem Renaissance is plentiful, and women regionalists continue to generate new studies. i Gertrude Stein In The Sense of Gertrude Stein (NewC 16, ix: 11 16) Donald Lyons furnishes...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 305–342.
Published: 01 September 2003
... on mod- ernist and regionalist women writers such as Evelyn Scott and Ellen Glas- gow appear in essay collections. Last year’s centenary of the publication of Sister Carrie continues to yield articles on Dreiser, and a renewed interest in biography and autobiography characterizes work on several...
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American Literary Scholarship (2004) 2002 (1): 269–307.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of the Snark. iii Theodore Dreiser Many of the articles on Dreiser continue last year’s focus on Sister Carrie. A special section of the Spring 2002 issue (33, i) of Dreiser Studies focuses on the translation history of the German, Japanese, Chinese, and French editions of Dreiser’s Sister...
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American Literary Scholarship (2007) 2005 (1): 289–322.
Published: 01 September 2007
... also contributed to scholarship on the authors of this period, with subjects ranging from Theodore Dreiser and John Dos Passos to H. L. Mencken, George Schuyler, B. Traven, and Thomas Dixon, but an increasing interest in biography seems evident in the work on other writers as well. Also new...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): 263–284.
Published: 01 September 2015
... The Scarlet Plague (1915), and shows a connection between it and Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. Both are dystopian, taking place after catastrophic events, and offer characters who wrestle with the moral choices one can make while trying to survive. Roark Mulligan’s “Dreiser and the Dream,” pp. 92–112...
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American Literary Scholarship (2010) 2008 (1): 275–309.
Published: 01 September 2010
... fuller insight into the relation of Stein’s medical background to her life and writing, more relation than Stein’s opening disclaimers might suggest. ii  Theodore Dreiser and Jack London The Genius (Illinois), edited for the Dreiser Edition by Clare Virginia Eby, sets out for the first time...
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American Literary Scholarship (2005) 2003 (1): 309–347.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 317 but finds a key to his popularity in his true métier, the argumentative essay, which enlivens Martin Eden and what De Caire calls its half- hearted ‘‘rehash John Barleycorn. iii Theodore Dreiser Critical attention on Dreiser this year shifts slightly from Sister Carrie...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to be a site for much impres- sive scholarship, including two collections of novels from the Library of America. i  Naturalism: Dreiser, London, Norris An excellent introduction to both the texts and scholarship of natural- ism can be found in Donna Campbell’s “American Literary Natural- ism: Critical...
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American Literary Scholarship (2011) 2009 (1): 281–309.
Published: 01 September 2011
... those of 2008: Gertrude Stein, Jack Lon- don, W. E. B. Du Bois, George Schuyler, Theodore Dreiser, and Nella Larsen. Moreover, several authors of the Harlem Renaissance in addition to Du Bois—namely, James Weldon Johnson, Jean Toomer, and Jessie Fauset—were each the subject of two or three...
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American Literary Scholarship (2017) 2015 (1): 235–255.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to the same environ- ment, and their agency is negotiated between contingent decisional power and environmental forces. John Cyril Barton’s “Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice System in Dreiser’s An American Tragedy,” pp. 225–54 in Literary Execu- tions, discusses the “irresolvable tension...
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American Literary Scholarship (2003) 2001 (1): 211–227.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- counts, which also mention Simon Called Peter and a rendezvous spot called Buccleuch Park. Thomas P. Riggio’s ‘‘Dreiser, Fitzgerald, and the Question of Inu- ence pp. 234–47 in Theodore Dreiser and American Culture, ed. Yoshi- nobu Hakutani (Delaware, 2000), encourages readers to pursue...
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American Literary Scholarship (2009) 2007 (1): 301–333.
Published: 01 September 2009
... in a Storyville Blue Book of prostitutes from which Stein may have adapted names and as they are exemplified in the Wooster Group’s performance of Dr. Faustus. Donna M. Campbell 305 ii  Theodore Dreiser, Upton Sinclair, and Jack London Mandy Merck’s Hollywood’s...
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American Literary Scholarship (2014) 2012 (1): 265–287.
Published: 01 September 2014
... continues to inspire impres- sive scholarship, focused particularly on modernist aesthetics and the influence of the movement on other writers. i Naturalism Both the texts and the influence of Theodore Dreiser still receive serious attention. Stephen Brennan has edited Theodore Dreiser...
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American Literary Scholarship (2008) 2006 (1): 273–309.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that marked the beginning of avant-garde puppet theater in the United States. ii  Theodore Dreiser and Jack London Biographical treatments and discussions of naturalism characterize work on Theodore Dreiser and Jack London. In considering why Dreiser wrote such a great number of plays...
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American Literary Scholarship (2020) 2018 (1): 215–235.
Published: 01 September 2020
... 1930 as the rise of modernity, when literary and cultural categories were being rethought in terms of experimentation, negotiation, hybridity, and his- torical double gestures. The focus on modernity emphasizes the process of change, with authors such as Sarah Piatt, Theodore Dreiser, Edith Wharton...
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American Literary Scholarship (2015) 2013 (1): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... since Dreiser Studies morphed into Studies in American Naturalism in 2006. J19 fills a niche in the market left by the suspension of ATQ in 2008. As usual, Professor David Nordloh and I appreciate the assistance and resources provided to us by Indiana University and the University of New...
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American Literary Scholarship (2013) 2011 (1): 463–474.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Theodore Dreiser’s “An American Tragedy”: A Documentary Volume is, like the other DLB documentary volumes, an invaluable teaching tool. As many critics have noted, Drei- ser’s novel is at its most superficial level a parodic Horatio Alger story in which the ambitious protagonist not only fails...