published in Dreiser Studies 34.2 (Winter 2003). © 2003
A Dreiser Checklist, 1998-1999
Roger W. Smith
This checklist supplements Theodore Dreiser: A
Primary Bibliography and Reference Guide, by Donald Pizer, Richard W.
Dowell, and Frederic E. Rusch (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1991). It attempts to
include all significant primary and secondary works published in the years
1998 through 1999. This bibliography will also be published on the Dreiser
Studies website: <http://www.uncw.edu/dreiser/studies/>.
As was the case with past checklists, this update does
not include publications in which Dreiser is given only passing mention,
nor does it include reviews of secondary sources. It does, however,
include reviews of biographies of Dreiser; articles that contain nuggets
of biographical detail (no matter how slight) that are not derivative,
personal reminiscences about Dreiser, or excerpts from Dreiser’s
correspondence; and books and articles that include brief original
critical insight or comment on Dreiser or his works. When the relevance to
Dreiser is not otherwise clear from the title, items receive brief
annotations. Internet publications are not included.
For cross-referencing, each item in the checklist is
preceded by an alphanumeric or numeric identifier that essentially follows
the system used by Pizer, Dowell, and Rusch in Theodore Dreiser: A
Primary Bibliography and Reference Guide. For book reviews,
cross-references are provided parenthetically after the title of the book
being reviewed. For reprints and collections of essays, they follow the
wish to thank Jerzy Durczak and Karin Pfaffenbauer for responding to
inquiries about specific theses written abroad.
Writings by Theodore Dreiser
A. Books, Pamphlets, Leaflets, and Broadsides
A98.1. Dreiser, Theodore. Dawn: An Autobiography of
Early Youth. Ed. T. D. Nostwich. Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow, 1998.
Includes annotations and index.
A98.2. ———. Sister Carrie. Saint Paul, MN:
A98.3. ———. Twelve Men. Ed. Robert
Coltrane. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1998. Pennsylvania Dreiser
A99.1. Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie. Introd.
Andrew Delbanco. New York: Modern Library, 1999.
D. Miscellaneous Separate Publications
D98.1. America: Classics That Helped Define the
Nation. New York: Random, 1999. 144–52. Contains excerpts from Sister
D98.2. Dreiser, Theodore. Free and More Stories.
Read by Flo Gibson. Cassette tape, Washington, DC: Audio Book Contractors,
1998. Includes “The Second Choice,” “The Lost Phoebe,” and “Marriage.”
D98.3. ———. “The Hand.” The Mammoth Book
of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories. Ed. Peter Haining. London:
Constable; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1998.
D98.4. ———. “Old Rogaum and His Theresa.” The
Norton Anthology of American Literature. Fifth Edition. Ed. Nina Baym.
New York and London: Norton, 1998. 792–805.
D98.5. ———, “The Second Choice.” The
American Tradition in Literature. Ed. George Perkins and Barbara
Perkins. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
D98.6. ———. The Titan. Read by Flo Gibson.
Cassette tape. Washington, DC: Audio Book Contractors, 1998.
D98.7. ———. “True Art Speaks Plainly.” Pizer
98.43, pp. 179–80. Reprint of C03-1.
D98.8. Gross, John, ed. The New Oxford Book of
English Prose. New York: Oxford UP, 1998. 680–83. Contains excerpts
from Sister Carrie, The Financier, and An American
D98.9. Lopate, Phillip, ed. Writing New York: A
Literary Anthology. New York: Library of America, 1998. 327–46.
Reprint of “Whence the Song” (C00-15) and “A Vanished Seaside Resort”
D99.1. Dreiser, Theodore. An American Tragedy.
Read by Flo Gibson. Cassette tape. Washington, DC: Audio Book Contractors,
D99.2. ———. “The Second Choice.” The Haves
and Have-Nots: 30 Stories About Money and Class in America. Ed.
Barbara H. Solomon. New York: Signet Classic, 1999. 353–74.
D99.3. ———. Sister Carrie. Read by C. M.
Hébert. Cassette tape. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audiobooks, 1999.
D99.4. Parini, Jay, ed. The Norton Book of American
Autobiography. New York: Norton, 1999. 289–99. Contains excerpts
from A Hoosier Holiday.
D99.5. Starkey, David, and Richard Guzman, eds. Smokestacks and
Skyscrapers: An Anthology of Chicago Writing. Chicago: Loyola UP,
1999. 96–103. Contains excerpts from Sister Carrie.
E. Published Letters
E98.1. Flexner, James Thomas. Random Harvest. New York: Fordham
UP, 1998. 29. Contains facsimile of Dreiser letter to Flexner dated 7 July
E98.1. Grunwald, Lisa, and Stephen J. Adler, eds. Letters of the
Century: America 1900–1999. New York: Random, 1999. 201–3.
Contains Dreiser letter dated 3 April 1930 to Yvette Szekely.
F. Interviews and Speeches
F98.1. Flexner, James Thomas. Random Harvest.
New York: Fordham UP, 1998. 24–28. Reprint of F30-13, “Dreiser Brings
Pessimism Back from U.S. Tour.”
Writings About Theodore Dreiser
98.1. Amaya, Beatriz. “Insecure Constitutions of
Self: Male Perspectives on Love and Longing in Jude the Obscure and
An American Tragedy.” Master’s thesis, California State
Polytechnic U, Pomona, 1998.
98.2. Armstrong, Tim. Modernism, Technology, and the
Body: A Cultural Study. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998. 21–31, 36–39.
98.3. Bardeleben, Renate von. “Late Educations: Henry
Adams and Theodore Dreiser Look at Russia.” Ars transferendi: Sprache,
Übersetzung, Interkulturalität. Festschrift für Nikolai Salnikow
zum 65. Geburtstag. Ed. Dieter Huber and Erika Worbs. Frankfurt a. M.:
Lang, 1998. 417–31.
98.4. Błasiak, Beata. “Lycurgus and
Łodź: The City in Władysław Reymont’s The
Promised Land and Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.”
Master’s thesis, Marie Curie-Sklodowska U, Lublin, Poland, 1998.
98.5. Bradbury, Malcolm, ed. The Atlas of Literature.
London: De Agostini Editions, 1996; New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang,
1998. 154–57, 186–89, 200–1.
98.6. Branyon, Richard. “Determinism in Zola’s L’Assommoir
and Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.” Master’s thesis, U of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998.
98.7. Brawer, Robert A. Fictions of Business:
Insights on Management from Great Literature. New York: Wiley, 1998.
143–55. Asserts that classic business novels can help managers make
crucial business decisions and uses Dreiser’s “Trilogy of Desire” as
98.8. Bourne, Randolph. “The Art of Theodore Dreiser.”
Pizer 98.43, pp. 197–200. Reprint of 1917.11.
98.9. Brennan, Stephen C. Review of Theodore Dreiser’s
Ev’ry Month (D96.2). Resources for American Literary Study
24.2 (1998): 278–81.
98.10. Brownell, Joseph W., and Patricia Wawrzaszek
Enos. Adirondack Tragedy: The Gillette Murder Case of 1906. Revised
edition. Cortland, NY: Brownell, 1998.
98.11. Catanese, Béatrice. “A Waif Amid Forces.”
Master’s thesis, U d’Aix-Marseille I, 1998.
98.12. Chamberlain, Lesley. “I’d Rather Die in
America.” Review of Dreiser’s Russian Diary (A96.2). TLS
23 Jan. 1998: 30.
98.13. Claridge, Henry. “Theodore Dreiser 1871–1945.”
The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Ed. Paul Schellinger. London and
Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998. Vol. I: 336–37.
98.14. Corbett, William. “Dreiser, Theodore (1871–1945).”
New York Literary Lights. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf, 1998. 82–83.
98.15. Crenson, Matthew A. Building the Invisible
Orphanage: A Prehistory of the American Welfare System. Cambridge:
Harvard UP, 1998. 9–12, 15–16. Briefly describes the involvement of
James West and Dreiser in the Delineator’s “Child Rescue
Campaign” and its outcome.
98.16. Curtiss, Thomas Quinn. The Smart Set: George
Jean Nathan and H.L. Mencken. New York: Applause, 1998. 46–48, 113–16.
98.17. Den Tandt, Christophe. The Urban Sublime in
American Literary Naturalism. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1998. 33–43,
98.18. Donaldson, Susan V. “Naturalism and Novels of
Besieged White Masculinity: Theodore Dreiser and Frank Norris.” Competing
Voices: The American Novel, 1865–1914. Twayne’s Critical History
of the Novel. New York: Twayne, 1998. 124–48.
98.19. Eby, Clare Virginia. Dreiser and Veblen,
Saboteurs of the Status Quo. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1998.
98.20. Eckman, John Mark. “Confronting Modernity:
Urbanization and American Fiction, 1880–1930.” Ph.D. dissertation, U
of Washington, 1998. DAI 60 (1999): 128A. Works examined include
Dreiser’s Sister Carrie and Edith Wharton’s The House of
Mirth, which articulate a gendered modernity, offering women access to
the public sphere yet severely restricting female agency.
98.21. Fleissner, Jennifer Luise. “The Ascent of
Woman: Feminism, the Future, and American Naturalism.” Ph.D.
dissertation, Brown U, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 1164A. Includes chapter
on Sister Carrie which argues against readings that view Carrie as
a problematically sentimental figure in an otherwise realistic text.
98.22. Greco, Michael Drake. “The Corruption of
Desire in McTeague and Sister Carrie and Its Darwinian
Consequences.” Master’s thesis, North Carolina State U, 1998.
98.23. Holwerda, Jane Marie. “Family and Social Class
in Selected Novels of Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser.” Ph.D.
dissertation, Saint Louis U, 1998. DAI 59 (1999): 4192A.
98.24. Hunter, David Earl, III. “Heaven and Hell on
Earth: Flux and Stasis in Literary Utopianism and Naturalism.” Master’s
thesis, Rice U, 1998. MAI 36 (1998): 1241. A comparative study of
Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward, Frank Norris’s McTeague,
Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, and Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz.
98.25. Hussman, Lawrence E. “My Time with Marguerite
Tjader.” Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 3–17.
98.26. Hyman, Rebecca Charlotte. “Territories of the
Self: Nervous Disease and the Social Logic of Pre-Freudian Subjectivity.”
Ph.D. dissertation, U of Virginia, 1998. DAI 60 (1999): 129A.
Topics discussed include the medical construction of the male sexual
neurasthenic and the presentation of working class masculinity by
naturalist writers such as Frank Norris and Dreiser.
98.27. Jett, Kevin W. “Vision and Revision: Another
Look at the 1912 and 1927 Editions of Dreiser’s The Financier.”
Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 51–73.
98.28. Joslin, Katherine. “Slum Angels: The
White-Slave Narrative in Theodore Dreiser’s Jennie Gerhardt.” Women,
America, and Movement: Narratives of Relocation. Ed. Susan L.
Roberson. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1998. 106–20.
98.29. Lehan, Richard. The City in Literature: An
Intellectual and Cultural History. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998.
98.30. Levenstein, Harvey. Seductive Journey:
American Tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age. Chicago: U
of Chicago P, 1998. 174, 198, 202–3, 268.
98.31. Lewis, Charles R. “Desire and Indifference in Sister
Carrie: Neoclassical Economic Anticipations.” Dreiser Studies
29.1&2 (1998): 18–33.
98.32. Loranger, Carol S. “ ‘Character and Success’:
Teaching Sister Carrie in the Context of an On-going American
Debate.” Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 74–84.
98.33. Maiwald, Michael Heinrich. “White-Collar
Masculinity and Class Anxiety in the 1920s American Novel.” Ph.D.
dissertation, Duke U, 1998. DAI 60 (1999): 130A. Includes
discussion of An American Tragedy among other works.
98.34. Martin, Sara. “A Taste of the Best: Social
Habits in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, Edith Wharton’s The
House of Mirth, and Abraham Cahan’s The Rise of David Levinsky.”
Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas 29 (1998): 39–55.
98.35. Melnick, Ralph. The Life and Work of Ludwig
Lewisohn. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1998. Vol. I: 130–31, 203–4,
219–23, 226–27, 237–39, 422–23, 430–31, 648–49.
98.36. Nathan, George Jean. “Theodore Dreiser.” The
World of George Jean Nathan: Essays, Reviews, and Commentary. Ed.
Charles S. Angoff. New York: Applause, 1998. 66–79. Reprint of 1932.44.
98.37. Nostwich, T. D. Preface to Dawn: An
Autobiography of Early Youth (A98.1): n.p.
98.38. Orlov, Paul A. An American Tragedy: Perils of
the Self Seeking “Success.” Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP and
Associated U Presses, 1998.
98.39. ———, and Miriam Gogol. “Prospects for
the Study of Theodore Dreiser.” Resources for American Literary Study
24.1 (1998): 1–21.
98.40. Pfaffenbauer, Karin. “Theodore Dreiser: From
Darwinism to Mysticism.” Master’s thesis, U of Salzburg, Austria,
98.41. Pitofsky, Alex. “Dreiser’s The Financier
and the Horatio Alger Myth.” Twentieth Century Literature 44.3
98.42. Pizer, Donald. “American Literary Naturalism:
The Example of Dreiser.” Pizer 98.43, pp. 344–54. Reprint of 1977.50.
98.43. ———, ed. Documents of American Realism
and Naturalism. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998. Contains
D.98.6, 98.8, 98.42, 98.51, 98.56.
98.44. Powers, Katherine A. “The ‘Moral Tale’ Is
Often the Furthest from the Truth of Life.” Boston Globe 15 Feb.
1998: E2. Brief review/commentary on Modern Library edition of Sister
98.45. Reesman, Jeanne Campbell. “Fiction: 1900 to
the 1930s.” American Literary Scholarship 1998 (1998): 257-86.
(Dreiser, pp. 265–68.)
98.46. Rhodes, Chip. “Personality, Mass Culture and
Class: The Novels of Harry Leon Wilson and Theodore Dreiser.” Structures
of the Jazz Age: Mass Culture, Progressive Education, and Racial Discourse
in American Modernism. The Haymarket Series. London and New York:
Verso, 1998. 109–39. Reprint of 96.25.
98.47. St. Jean, Shawn. “ ‘Whom the Gods Would
Destroy’: ‘Pagan’ Identity and Sexuality in The ‘Genius’.”
Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 34–50.
98.48. Samuels, Nils David. “Shame and Genre in
Nineteenth-Century American Narrative: A Psychological Reading of
Character and Choice in James Fenimore Cooper, Susan Warner, Henry James,
and Theodore Dreiser.” Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State U, 1998. DAI
59 (1998): 175A.
98.49. Schaffner, Isabelle Josiane. “Material and
Creative Forces in the City: A Comparative Study of French and American
Novels (1839–1936).” Ph.D. dissertation, U of California, Riverside,
1998. DAI 59 (1999): 3444A. Includes a discussion of French and
American responses to the materiality of the city, with respect to its
role in molding individuals’ identities, which are discussed through a
comparison of Zola’s Nana and Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.
98.50. Sherman, Stuart Pratt. “The Naturalism of Mr.
Dreiser.” Pizer 98.43, pp. 188–96. Reprint of 1915.78.
98.51. Sova, Dawn B. Banned Books: Literature
Suppressed on Sexual Grounds. New York: Facts on File, 1998. 215–16.
Vol. 4 of Banned Books. Ed. Ken Wachsberger. About An American
Tragedy’s suppression in Boston.
98.52. Tjader, Marguerite. Love That Will Not Let Me
Go: My Time with Theodore Dreiser. Ed. Lawrence E. Hussman. Modern
American Literature: New Approaches 19. New York: Lang, 1998.
98.53. Tobin, Rachel. “Vera Dreiser, 90,
Psychologist, Former Dancer” (obituary). Atlanta Journal-Constitution
21 Nov. 1998: C6.
98.54. Totten, Gary Lane. “The Eyewitness in American
Specular Narrative: Empiricism, Representation, and the Gaze.” Ph.D.
dissertation, Ball State U, 1998. DAI 59 (1998): 2026A. Examines A
Hoosier Holiday to show how new spatial and temporal paradigms created
by automotive technology affect the eyewitness (and a particular vision of
America) in the American road book.
98.55. Trilling, Lionel. “Reality in America.”
Pizer 98.43, pp. 239–50. Reprint of 1950.11.
98.56. Trubek, Anne. “Picturing Time: American
Realism and the Problem of Perspective.” Ph.D. dissertation, Temple U,
1998. DAI 59 (1999): 3822A. “Becoming a Medium: Real Time and
Realist Temporality in Sister Carrie” (thesis chapter).
98.57. Updike, John, ed. A Century of Arts and
Letters: The History of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the
American Academy of Arts and Letters, as Told, Decade by Decade, by Eleven
Members. New York: Columbia UP, 1998. 125–26 passim.
98.58. Walden, Mirell L. “Liberated Women in American
Fiction of the 1920s.” Ph.D. dissertation, City U of New York, 1998. DAI
59 (1998): 176A. Discusses the “punitive” treatment of sexually active
female characters in An American Tragedy (among other male authors’
works), compared to a more forgiving treatment in the works of
contemporary woman authors.
98.59. White, Mary Wheeling. Fighting the Current:
The Life and Work of Evelyn Scott. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP,
1998. 66, 67, 75, 103, 112, 137–38, 140, 143–44, 168, 190–91, 194.
Biography of Southern novelist Evelyn Scott, a friend and occasional
correspondent of Dreiser.
98.60. Williams, William H. A. H. L. Mencken
Revisited. Twayne’s United States Authors Series. 694. New York:
Twayne; London: Prentice Hall, 1998. Passim. An updated edition of
98.61. Zender, Karl F. “Walking away from the
Impossible Thing: Identity and Denial in Sister Carrie.” Studies
in the Novel 30.1 (1998): 63–76.
99.1. Andrews, Jay Scott. “The Emergence of Corporate
Subjectivity: Literature, Imperialism, and the Transformation of American
National Consciousness, 1882–1901.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of
Pittsburgh, 1999. DAI 60 (1999): 1127A–1128A. “Theodore Dreiser’s
Sister Carrie and the Emergence of the Corporate Subject” (thesis
99.2. Auerbach, Jonathan. “Dreiser on Prohibition.”
Dreiser Studies 30.2 (1999): 35–38.
99.3. Bardeleben, Renate von. “The Shock of the
Ancestral Quest: Theodore Dreiser’s A Traveler at Forty and
Cynthia Ozick’s The Messiah of Stockholm.” The Self at Risk
in English Literatures and Other Landscapes. Honoring Brigitte
Scheer-Schäzler on the Occasion of her 60th Birthday. Ed. Gudrun M.
Grabher, Sonja Bahn-Coblans. Innsbruck: Inst. für Sprachwissenschaft,
99.4. Barrineau, Nancy Warner. “Theodore Dreiser and
Martin Dressler: Tales of American Dreamers.” Dreiser Studies
30.1 (1999): 33–45.
99.5. Beer, Janet. “Sister Carrie and The
Awakening: The Clothed, the Unclothed, and the Woman Undone.” Soft
Canons: American Women Writers and Masculine Tradition. Ed. Karen L.
Kilcup. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1999. 167–83.
99.6. Black, Stephen E. Eugene O’Neill: Beyond
Mourning and Tragedy. New Haven: Yale UP, 1999. 186–87.
99.7. Borges, Jorge Luis. Selected Non-Fictions.
Ed. Eliot Weinberger. Trans. Esther Allen, Suzanne Jill Levine, and Eliot
Weinberger. New York: Viking, 1999. 166–67. Contains a brief sketch of
99.8. Brackett, Virginia. “An American Tragedy”;
“Dreiser, Theodore”; “Griffiths, Clyde.” Classic Love and
Romance Literature: An Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors and
Themes. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999. 7–9, 93–95, 146–47.
99.9. Brauer, Stephen Michael. “Containing the
Criminal: American Crime Narratives, 1919–1941.” Ph.D. dissertation,
New York U, 1999. DAI 60 (1999): 1555A. Writers examined include
Dreiser, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Richard Wright, James Cain, and Anita Loos.
99.10. Brooks, Marty Frances. “‘Self-Made’ Women:
Envisioning Feminine Upward Mobility in American Literature 1900–1930.”
Ph.D. dissertation, Duke U, 1999. DAI 61 (2000): 179A. “Sister
Carrie: Success as Enlightenment” (thesis chapter).
99.11. Bumiller, Elisabeth. “Press Agent and Mother
with Eye for Flair.” New York Times 9 Feb. 1999: B2. Profile of
press agent Margaret Carson, mother of chief White House counsel Charles
F. C. Ruff. Notes that Dreiser once made an unsuccessful pass at her in a
99.12. Ciccone, F. Richard. Chicago and the American
Century: The 100 Most Significant Chicagoans of the Twentieth Century.
Chicago: Contemporary, 1999. 328–30.
99.13. Delbanco, Andrew. Introduction to Sister
Carrie (A99.1). New York: Modern Library, 1999.
99.14. Doherty, Thomas. Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex,
Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930–1934. New
York: Columbia UP, 1999. 201.
99.15. Dore, Florence Weiler. “Literary
Unspeakability and Obscenity Law: The Feminization of Identity in the
Novels of Dreiser, Cather, Faulkner and Wright.” Ph.D. dissertation, U
of California, Berkeley, 1999. DAI 61 (2000): 984A.
99.16. Dos Passos, John. “Theodore Dreiser (1871–1945)
by John Dos Passos (1896–1970).” The Faber Book of Writers on
Writers. Ed. Sean French. London and New York: Faber, 1999. 125–126.
Contains an excerpt from Dos Passos’s The Best Times: An Informal
Memoir (New York: New American Library, 1966).
99.17. “Dreiser, Theodore (1871–1945).” Modern
American Literature. Ed. Joann Cerrito and Laura DiMauro. Farmington
Hills, MI: St. James P, 1999. Vol. I: 295–98.
99.18. Edwards, Justin. “The Man with a Camera Eye:
Cinematic Form and Hollywood Malediction in John Dos Passos’s The Big
Money.” Literature Film Quarterly 27 (1999): 245–54.
Criticizes several films written by Paramount Film Corporation
screenwriters, including An American Tragedy.
99.19. Elder, Shane, Frederic E. Rusch, and Stephen C.
Brennan. “A Dreiser Checklist, 1991.” Dreiser Studies 30.2
99.20. Emmert, Scott D. “Dreiser’s Metaphor: The
Stoic and Cowperwood’s Tomb.” Dreiser Studies 30.1 (1999):
99.21. Gerber, Philip. “An American Document: Sister
Carrie Revisited.” Dreiser Studies 30.2 (1999): 3–23.
99.22. ———. “Dreiser, Theodore [Herman].” Encyclopedia
of American Literature. Ed. Steven R. Serafin and Alfred Bendixen. New
York: Continuum, 1999. 287–99.
99.23. Gertzman, Jay A. Bookleggers and Smuthounds:
The Trade in Erotica, 1920–1940. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P,
99.24. Gleason, William A. The Leisure Ethic: Work
and Play in American Literature, 1840–1940. Stanford, CA: Stanford
UP, 1999. 272–87. Analyzes works of American literature within the
context of concurrently developing theories of productive leisure between
1840 and 1940. Uses An American Tragedy to discuss ambiguities in
Dreiser’s views on play reform.
99.25. Grunwald, Lisa, and Stephen J. Adler, eds. Letters
of the Century: America 1900–1999. New York: Random, 1999. 161.
Contains 19 Jan. 1923 letter from Carl Van Vechten to Dreiser.
99.26. Haberski, Raymond James, Jr. “Movies into Art:
Amusements to Auteurs, 1909–1963.” Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio U, 1999. DAI
60 (1999): 1292A. “Movies, Theodore Dreiser, and the Radical Critique”
99.27. Hardwick, Elizabeth. American Fictions.
New York: Modern Library, 1999. xvii, 34–35, 153–55, 202. Contains
portions of a previously published book, Seduction and Betrayal
99.28. Hoover, Amanda Petrona. “Magic Seeker: Liminal
Consciousness and the Literary Imagination.” Master’s thesis,
Southeastern Louisiana U, 1999. Authors discussed are Anne Ward Radcliffe,
George Eliot, J. M. Coetzee, and Dreiser (Sister Carrie).
99.29. Hutchisson, James M., and Stephen R. Pastore.
“Sinclair Lewis and Theodore Dreiser: New Letters and a Reexamination of
Their Relationship.” American Literary Realism 32.1 (1999): 69–81.
Note: coauthor Hutchisson has since warned that new information calls into
question the authenticity and provenance of the letters. See Dreiser
Studies 32.1 (2001): 71.
99.30. Jones, Gavin. “ ‘Those Gossamer Threads of
Thought’: The Supernatural Naturalism of Theodore Dreiser’s Sister
Carrie.” Essays in Arts and Sciences 28 (1999): 69–90.
99.31. Kratzke, Peter. “ ‘Sometimes, Bad Is Bad’:
Teaching Theodore Dreiser’s ‘Typhoon’ and the American Literary
Canon.” Short Stories in the Classroom. Ed. Carole L. Hamilton
and Peter Kratzke. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1999. 167–71.
99.32. Kroeger, Brooke. Fannie: The Talent for
Success of Writer Fannie Hurst. New York: Random, 1999. 72–73, 186–87
99.33. Levine, Gary Martin. “The Merchant of
Modernism: The Economic Jew in Anglo-American Literature, 1864–1939.”
Ph.D. dissertation, U of Iowa, 1999. DAI 60 (2000): 2910A. “Populist
Naturalism: The ‘Natural’ Markets and ‘Unnatural’ Jews of Frank
Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and Mark Twain” (thesis chapter).
99.34. Limsky, Drew. “Clinton’s Flaws: The Revenge
of Theodore Dreiser.” Los Angeles Times 6 June 1999: 2.
99.35. Loranger, Carol S., and Dennis Loranger. “Collaborating
on ‘The Banks of the Wabash’: A Brief History of an Interdisciplinary
Debate, Some New Evidence, and a Reflexive Consideration of Turf and
Ownership.” Dreiser Studies 30.1 (1999): 3–20.
99.36. Loving, Jerome. Review of Love That Will Not
Let Me Go: My Time with Theodore Dreiser, by Marguerite Tjader
(98.53). Resources for American Literary Study 25.2 (1999): 268–70.
99.37. ———. Review of Twelve Men (A98.4)
and Dawn: An Autobiography of Early Youth (A98.1). Dreiser
Studies 30.1 (1999): 46–48.
99.38. McAleer, John J. “An American Tragedy
and In Cold Blood: Turning Case History into Art.” The
Critical Response to Truman Capote. Ed. Joseph J. Waldmeir and John C.
Waldmeir. Critical Responses in Arts and Letters 32. Westport, CT:
Greenwood, 1999. 205–19. Reprint of 1972.38.
99.39. McCarron, Bill. “Warren, Dreiser, Virgil,
Tacitus.” Notes on Contemporary Literature 29.5 (1999): 2–3.
99.40. Perkins, Priscilla. “Self-Generation in a
Post-Eugenic Utopia: Dreiser’s Conception of the ‘Matronized’
Genius.” American Literary Realism 32.1 (1999): 12–34.
99.41. Petersen, James R. The Century of Sex:
Playboy’s History of the Sexual Revolution, 1900–1989. Ed. Hugh M.
Hefner. New York: Grove, 1999. 8, 77–78, 89–90.
99.42. Pizer, Donald. “The Logic of My Life and Work:
Another Look at Dreiser’s July 20, 1945, Letter to William Z. Foster.”
Dreiser Studies 30.2 (1999): 24–34.
99.43. ———. “The Problem of American Literary
Naturalism and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.” American
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