Dreiser bibliography, 1998


Alexandrov, V.A. Mozaika. Teodor Draizer v Sovetskom Soiuze (arkhivnye nakhodki). [Mosaic. Theodore Dreiser in the Soviet Union (archival findings)]. Voprosy Literatury, 005, 31 Oct. 1998, pp. 365-73 Александров В.А. Мозаика. Теодор Драйзер в Советском Союзе (архивные находки). Вопросы литературы, 005, 31 окт. 1998. C. 365-73. 

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. 87 pp.

Amrane, Nadjia. “Naturalistic Posture in Theodore Dreiser’s Novels.” Langues et Littératures, Revue de L’institut des Langues Etrangères de l’Université d’Alger 8 (1998): 61-67. 

Armstrong, Tim. “Electrifying the Body.” Modernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural Study. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 1998. 13-41. Examines changes in the perception of the human body (including medical, psychological, and social theories) and the accompanying development of interventionist technologies (biological, mechanical, and behavioral) in the context of literary Modernism. Writers whose works are discussed include Dreiser (in the sections “Lighting and Dreiser in Sister Carrie” and ” ‘An American Tragedy’ and the Electric Chair”).

The Atlas of Literature. Ed. Malcolm Bradbury. London: De Agostini Editions, 1996; New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1998. 154-57, 186-89, 200-1.

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 am Maim: Peter Lang, 1998. 417-31.

Berg, A. Scott. Lindbergh. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998. 445. Quotes from letter from Theodore Dreiser to Mrs. Hortense Dillon dated Oct. 20, 1942 (see fn. pg. 602) 

Berkey, John C. and Alice M. Winters. Historical Commentary. Sister Carrie. Ed. John C. Berkey, Alice M. Winters, James L. West III, and Neda M. Westlake. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1998. pp. 501-29. 

Blasiak, Beata. “Lycurgus and Lodz: The City in Wladyslaw Reymont’s The Promised Land and Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.” Master’s thesis, Marie Curie-Sklodowska U, Lublin, Poland, 1998.

Bourne, Randolph. “The Art of Theodore Dreiser.” Documents of American Realism and Naturalism. Ed. Donald Pizer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998, pp. 197-200. Reprint of article first published in Dial (15 June 1917).

Branyon, Richard. “Determinism in Zola’s L’Assommoir and Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.” Master’s thesis, U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998. iv + 76 pp.

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 an example.

Brennan, Stephen C. Review of Theodore Dreiser: Beyond Naturalism, ed. Miriam Gogol. Studies in the Novel 30. 3 (1998): 458-62. 

Brennan, Stephen C. Review of Theodore Dreiser’s Ev’ry Month, ed. Nancy Warner Barrineau. Resources for American Literary Study 24.2 (1998): 278-81.

Browder, Laura. Rousing the Nation: Radical Culture in Depression America. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1998. 75-76, 172-173. Briefly discusses connections between class attitude and gender reflected in Sister Carrie. Also discusses Sergei Eisenstein’s unrealized project to make a film of Dreiser’s An American Tragedy, Dreiser’s bitter objections to the 1931 film directed by Joseph Von Sternberg, and the aftermath of the dispute. 

Brownell, Joseph W., and Patricia Wawrzaszek Enos. Adirondack Tragedy: The Gillette Murder Case of 1906. Revised edition. Cortland, NY: Joseph Brownell, 1998.

Catanese, Béatrice. “A Waif Amid Forces.” Master’s thesis, U d’Aix-Marseille I, 1998. In English.

Chamberlain, Lesley. “I’d Rather Die in America.” Times Literary Supplement 23 January 1998: 30. Review of Dreiser’s Russian Diary, ed. Thomas P. Riggio (1996).

Claridge, Henry. “Theodore Dreiser 1871-1945.” The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Ed. Paul Schellinger. London and Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998. Vol. I: 336-37.

Clark, Emily. “Own Your Own Home: S.E. Gross, the Great Domestic Promoter.” The American Home: Material Culture, Domestic Space, and Family Life. Ed. Eleanor McD. Thompson. Winterhur; distributed by UP of New England, 1998. 135-54. Recounts fictionalized portrayal of Gross in Jennie Gerhardt. 

Coltrane, Robert.” Historical Commentary.” Dreiser. Theodore. Twelve Men. Ed. Robert Coltrane. Pennsylvania Dreiser Edition. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1998. 425-29. 

Corbett, William. “Dreiser, Theodore (1871-1945).” New York Literary Lights. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf, 1998. 82-83.

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.

Curtiss, Thomas Quinn. The Smart Set: George Jean Nathan and H.L. Mencken. New York: Applause, 1998. 46-48, 113-16.

Den Tandt, Christophe. The Urban Sublime in American Literary Naturalism. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1998. 33-43, 55-69.

Documents of American Realism and Naturalism. Ed. Donald Pizer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998. Contains five articles with Dreiser-related content, cited individually in this bibliography.

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; London: Prentice Hall International, 1998. 124-48.

Eby, Clare Virginia. Dreiser and Veblen, Saboteurs of the Status Quo. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1998.

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 Wharton’s The House of Mirth, which articulate a gendered modernity, offering women access to the public sphere yet severely restricting female agency.

Emminger, Stefanie. “Ironic Success Stories: Erfolg in Theodore Dreisers Sister Carrie und Jack Londons Martin Eden.” Diplomarbeit. U Mainz/Germersheim, 1998. 

Farrelly, Mark. “Rising from the Ashes of the Blacklist: Earl Robinson and Waldo Salt’s Sandhog, A Worker’s Musical.” American Drama 7.2 (1998): 73-91. 

Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. “The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The Postmodern Novel and the Electronic Media.” Ph.D. dissertation, New York U, 1998. ix + 278 pp. DAI 59 (1998): 1163A. Examines the reactions of Thomas Pynchon and Don DeLillo to the rise of twentieth-century mass communications, arguing that the electronic media have produced an inversion in Harold Bloom’s “anxiety of influence.” Chapter 2, Precursors,” contains a section entitled “Sister Carrie: The Rise of Spectacular Culture” (pp. 41-51).  

Fleissner, Jennifer Luise. “The Ascent of Woman: Feminism, the Future, and American Naturalism.” Ph.D. dissertation, Brown U, 1998. 282 pp. 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.

Flexner, James Thomas. Random Harvest. New York: Fordham UP, 1998. 24-28. Reprints “Dreiser Brings Pessimism Back from U.S. Tour.” (interview, New York Herald Tribune, 1930). 

Forni, Diana Kristine. “Dreiser’s Maternal Divine.” Master’s thesis, U of Connecticut, 1998. iii + 94 pp. Discusses the ideal mother figure and maternal characters in Dawn, Jennie Gerhardt, and An American Tragedy.  

Girgus, Sam B. Hollywood Renaissance: The Cinema of Democracy in the Era of Ford, Capra, and Kazan. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 1998. 192-208. Provides a critique of the film A Place in the Sun, calling it “the Stevens film in which aesthetics and ideology cohere most powerfully to make a work of true greatness.”.  

Gordeeva, Elena Ur’evna. Russkii Draizer: problemy izuchenia i prepodavania. Rossiiskaia amerikanistika v poiskakh novykh podkhodov. [Russian Dreiser: the problems of studying and teaching. Russian American studies in search of new approaches]. Association for US Studies 5th International conference proceedings. Moscow, 1998, pp. 36-45 Русский Драйзер: проблемы изучения и преподавания // Российская американистика в поисках новых подходов: Материалы V научной конференции ассоциации изучения США. – М., 1998. – С. 36-45 

Greco, Michael Drake. “The Corruption of Desire in McTeague and Sister Carrie and Its Darwinian Consequences.” Master’s thesis, North Carolina State U, 1998. 57 pp.

Han, Chunying. “Delaisai yu ‘Meiguo de Beiju’.” (Dreiser and An American Tragedy) Journal of Xingtai Senior Teachers College 2 (1998): 56-58. In Chinese. 韩春英,「德莱塞与《美国的悲剧》」,邢台师范高专学报,1998年第2期,頁56-58。 

“Herman Theodore Dreiser.” Encyclopedia of World Biography, Second Ed. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998. 

Hollander, Paul. Political Pilgrims: Western Intellectuals in Search of the Good Society. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1998.

Holwerda, Jane Marie. “Family and Social Class in Selected Novels of Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser.” Ph.D. dissertation, Saint Louis U, 1998. 186 pp. DAI 59 (1999): 4192A. Dreiser novels examined are Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy.

Hunter, David Earl, III. “Heaven and Hell on Earth: Flux and Stasis in Literary Utopianism and Naturalism.” Master’s thesis, Rice U, 1998. 104 pp. 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.

Hussman, Lawrence E. “My Time with Marguerite Tjader.” Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 3-17.

Hyman, Rebecca Charlotte. “Territories of the Self: Nervous Disease and the Social Logic of Pre-Freudian Subjectivity.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Virginia, 1998. 248 pp. 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.

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.

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

Klehr, Harvey, John Earl Haynes, and Kyrill M. Anderson. The Soviet World of American Communism. Annals of Communism. New Haven: Yale UP, 1998. 78-79. Reprints 1940 memo of Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) functionary Nat Ross suggesting that Dreiser be enlisted to write a brochure defending the Nazi-Soviet Pact. 

Lehan, Richard. The City in Literature: An Intellectual and Cultural History. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998. 194-205.

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.

Lewis, Charles R. “Desire and Indifference in Sister Carrie: Neoclassical Economic Anticipations.” Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 18-33.


Lian, Youping. “Gongtong de Mengxiang, Gongtong de Beijü – Shi Bijiao Mading Yideng yu Jiali Meimei de Meiguo Meng” [Common Dreams, Shared Tragedies – An Attempt to Compare the American Dream of Martin Eden and Sister Carrie]. Journal of Guangxi Normal University (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition) S2 (1998): 205-208. In Chinese. 连幼平,「共同的梦想、共同的悲剧──试比较马丁‧伊登与嘉莉妹妹的美国梦」,广西师范大学学报(哲学社会科学版), 1998年 S2期,頁205-208。 

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.

Lu, Weimin. “Re-translation, Revision or Plagiarism?” [original title]. Journal of Wuyi University (Social Sciences Edition) 12.2 (1998): 74-77. In Chinese. 陆伟民,「重译?修订?还是抄袭? 」,五邑大学学报(社会科学版),1998年第12卷第2期,頁74-77。 

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.

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.

Melnick, Ralph. The Life and Work of Ludwig Lewisohn. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1998. Vol. 1: “A Touch of Wildness.” 130-31, 203-4, 219-23, 226-27, 237-39, 422-23, 430-31, 648-49.

Morozkina, E. A. Traditsia izobrazhenia bessoznatelnogo v amerikanskoi literature: Po, Anderson, Draizer. Poetika russkoi i zarubezhnoi literatury. [Tradition of expressing the unconscious in American literature: Poe, Anderson, Dreiser. Poetics of Russian and foreign literatures]. Ufa, Russia, 1998, pp. 15 – 27. Морозкина Е.А. Традиция изображения бессознательного в американской литературе: По, Андерсон, Драйзер// Поэтика русской и зарубежной литературы. Уфа, 1998, с.15-27. 

Morozkina, Jevgenija Aleksandrovna. “Problemoj de psikologio kaj mistiko en ‘La teatrajoj pri naturo kaj supernaturo’ de Theodore Dreiser” [Aspects of the Psychological and Mysticism in “Plays of the Natural and Supernatural” of Theodore Dreiser]. Scienca Revuo 49.2 (1998): 32-36. In Esperanto. 

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.

Nostwich, T. D. Preface. Dawn: An Autobiography of Early Youth, by Theodore Dreiser. Ed. T. D. Nostwich. Nostwich. Santa Rosa, CA: Black Sparrow, 1998. n.p.

Nuriyeva Nuranə Məcid qızı “Teodor Drayzer və Azərbaycan” [Theodore Dreiser in Azerbaijan] [Mətn]: Filologiya e.n.a.dər.a. üçün təqdim olunmuş dis-nın avtoreferatı: 10.01.03.;10.01.05. /M.Ə. Rəsulzadə adına bakı Dövlət Universiteti Bakı, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1998. Thesis, 31 pp. In Azerbaijani. 

изображения бессознательного в американской литературе: По, Андерсон, Драйзер// Поэтика русской и зарубежной литературы. Уфа, 1998, с.15-27. 

Orlov, Paul A. An American Tragedy: Perils of the Self Seeking “Success.” Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP and Associated U Presses, 1998.

Orlov, Paul A. and Miriam Gogol. “Prospects for the Study of Theodore Dreiser.” Resources for American Literary Study 24.1 (1998): 1-21.

Pfaffenbauer, Karin. “Theodore Dreiser: From Darwinism to Mysticism.” Master’s thesis (Dipl.-Arb.), U of Salzburg, Austria, 1998. 58 pp.

Pitofsky, Alex. “Dreiser’s The Financier and the Horatio Alger Myth.” Twentieth Century Literature 44.3 (autumn 1998): 276-90.

Pizer, Donald. “American Literary Naturalism: The Example of Dreiser.” Documents of American Realism and Naturalism. Ed. Donald Pizer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998, pp. 344-54. Reprints essay first published in American Fiction: Historical and Critical Essays, ed. James Nagel (Northeastern UP, 1977).

Potvin, Liza. Review of Sexualizing Power in Naturalism: Theodore Dreiser and Frederick Philip Grove, by Irene Gammel Canadian Review of Comparative Literature Revue canadienne de littérature comparéee vol. 25, no. 1, (1998): 274 vol. 25.1-2 (1998): 274-76 

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 Carrie (1997).

Reesman, Jeanne Campbell. “Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s.” American Literary Scholarship 1998 (1998): 257-86. (Dreiser, pp. 265-68.)

Review of Sexualizing Power in Naturalism: Theodore Dreiser and Frederick Philip Grove, by Irene Gammel. American Review of Canadian Studies 1998 28 (1-2): 202-04. 

Reynolds, John W. Review of An American Tragedy: The Perils of the Self Seeking Success, by Paul W. Orlov. Dreiser Studies 29.1-2 (1998): 85  

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 article first published as “Twenties Fiction, Mass Culture, and the Modern Subject” (American Literature, 1996).

Ricciardi, Caterina. “Sister Carrie di Theodore Dreiser: l’episodio di Montreal, città immaginata.” Città reali e immaginarie del continente americano. Ed. Cristina Giorcelli, Camilla Cattarulla, and Anna Scacchi. Rome: Edizioni Associate, 1998. 83-95. 

Robertson, Michael. Review of Dreiser’s Jennie Gerhardt: New Essays on the Restored Text, ed. by James L. W. West III; and Theodore Dreiser: Beyond Naturalism, edited by Miriam Gogol. Stephen Crane Studies 7:2 (1998): 21-23  

Rotella, Carlo. October Cities: The Redevelopment of Urban Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1998. 66-90. Provides a comparative analysis of Nelson Algren’s novel The Man with the Golden Arm and Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, contrasting the urban worlds they depict.  

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. 259 pp. DAI 59 (1998): 175A.

Sarris, Andrew. “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet”: The American Talking Film, History and Memory, 1927-1949. New York; Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998 225-26, 459. Summarizes the circumstances under which the film An American Tragedy was directed by Josef von Sternberg (including Dreiser’s objections to the film and preference for Sergei Eisenstein’s screenplay) and comments on von Sternberg’s treatment of the novel. Notes that William Powell, first husband of actress Carole Lombard, “kept her from working with Steinberg” in the film.  

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. 307 pp. 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.

Sherman, Stuart Pratt. “The Naturalism of Mr. Dreiser.” Documents of American Realism and Naturalism. Ed. Donald Pizer. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998, 188-96. Reprint.

Shtirner, Felix. Novoe o Draizere. [New on Dreiser]. Ex Libris NG, 045 (66), 1998. Штирнер, Феликс. Новое о Драйзере. Ex Libris НГ, 045 (66), 1998 

St. Jean, Shawn. ” ‘Whom the Gods Would Destroy’: ‘Pagan’ Identity and Sexuality in The ‘Genius’.” Dreiser Studies 29.1&2 (1998): 34-50.

“Theodore (Herman Albert) Dreiser.” The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia, Second Ed.. Ed. David Crystal. Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 1998. 

Tjader, Marguerite. Love That Will Not Let Me Go: My Time With Theodore Dreiser. Ed. Lawrence E. Hussman. Modern American Literature: New Approaches. New York: Peter Lang, 1998.

Tobin, Rachel. “Vera Dreiser, 90, Psychologist, Former Dancer” (obituary). Atlanta Journal-Constitution 21 Nov. 1998: C6. Obituary of Dreiser’s niece.

Totten, Gary Lane. “The Eyewitness in American Specular Narrative: Empiricism, Representation, and the Gaze.” Ph.D. dissertation, Ball State U, 1998. 314 pp. 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.

Trilling, Lionel. “Reality in America.” Pizer, Donald, ed. Documents of American Realism and Naturalism. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1998. pp. 239-50. Reprint of article first published in Trilling’s The Liberal Imagination (1950).

Trubek, Anne. “Picturing Time: American Realism and the Problem of Perspective.” Ph.D. dissertation, Temple U, 1998. 197 pp. DAI 59 (1999): 3822A. “Becoming a Medium: Real Time and Realist Temporality in Sister Carrie” (thesis chapter).

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.

Walden, Mirell L. “Liberated Women in American Fiction of the 1920s.” Ph.D. dissertation, City U of New York, 1998. 283 pp. 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.

Wang, Xiaoling. “Meiguo Wenxuei Xilie zhi Liu: Meiguo de Ziran Zhuyi Wenxuei” [Naturalistic Literature in America, the Sixth Essay in the Series “American Literature” Teach Yourself English] 6 (1998): 69-72. 汪小玲,「美国文学系列之六:美国的自然主义文学」,英语自学,1998年第6期,頁69-72。 

Wells, H. G. The Correspondence of H. G. Wells ed. David C. Smith. 4 vols. London; Brookfield, VT: Pickering and Chatto, 1998. Vol. 3, pp. 382-3. Reprints Wells letter to Dreiser dated April 9, 1931 in which Wells comments on Charles Fort’s Book of the Dammed, a copy of which Dreiser had sent to Wells. 

Wetta, Stephen Richard. “Artful contamination: Genre and the Novel in the Works of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1927.” Ph.D. dissertation, New York U, 1998. 204 pp.  

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. Quotes selectively from correspondence between Scott and Dreiser and from other Scott correspondence in which Dreiser is mentioned. Comments on what little is known about the relationship between Scott and Dreiser. The quotations are from Scott correspondence in the Penn Dreiser papers.

Williams, William H. A. H. L. Mencken Revisited. Twayne’s United States Authors Series. New York: Twayne; London: Prentice Hall, 1998. Passim. An updated edition of the author’s H. L. Mencken (1977).

Zender, Karl F. “Walking away from the Impossible Thing: Identity and Denial in Sister Carrie.” Studies in the Novel 30.1 (1998): 63-76.


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