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  • As Dreiser's Carrie, Crane's Maggie, and London's own Buck all had learned how environment treats people and how to adjust to that hostile environment, Fang also learns his lesson well.

    Le Milieu, Le Moment, La Race: Literary Naturalism in Jack London's White Fang

  • Dreiser's style is unaffected, but not at all clear.

    Style in Fiction

  • But gone are the days of larger-than-life anti-heroes like Frank Cowperwood in Theodore Dreiser's "The Financier" 1912, a Doctor Faust of the stock market with a ­diabolical genius for ­multiplying wealth.

    Modern Money

  • And now Bharati Mukherjee's "Miss New India" echoes Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie"—it's about a young provincial woman who seeks her fortune in the big city.

    Rock City By Way Of Bangalore

  • When Lindsay Waters asserts that Dreiser's portrayal of Carrie Meeber allows us to "experience ourselves as vain and frail and ambitious," he's actually describing a response to the novel that constricts the literary experience, that reduces it to an opportunity for vicarious self-dramatizing.

    Literary Study

  • In Dreiser's story the young woman asks: 'Should I wait for the man of my dreams or should I marry the man who loves me?'

    George Heymont: Invasion of the Narcissists

  • The image of the rocking chair captures Dreiser's recognition of her waiting yet for fulfillment.

    Le Milieu, Le Moment, La Race: Literary Naturalism in Jack London's White Fang

  • And now Bharati Mukherjee's "Miss New India" echoes Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie"—it's about a young provincial woman who seeks her fortune in the big city.

    Rock City By Way Of Bangalore

  • The baldness of Dreiser's dismissal of any kind of narrative that doesn't "go forward in a more or less direct line" should seem comical to us now, date-stamped as it is: the convention-thwarting achronological narrative has become a standard feature of film and television, has become conventional.

    David Foster Wallace Thought Readers Are Smart And Tolstoy Was His Role Model

  • The baldness of Dreiser's dismissal of any kind of narrative that doesn't "go forward in a more or less direct line" should seem comical to us now, date-stamped as it is: the convention-thwarting achronological narrative has become a standard feature of film and television, has become conventional.

    David Foster Wallace Thought Readers Are Smart And Tolstoy Was His Role Model

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