Dreiser bibliography, 2001


Addison, Wanda Gail. “Works in Progress: Edith Wharton’s Lily Bart and Theodore Dreiser’s Carrie Meeber.” Master’s thesis, U of Memphis, 2001. 

Bacciucchi, Barbara. “A Comparative Analysis of the Roles and Meanings of Chicago in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, Richard Wright’s Native Son and Saul Bellow’s The Dean’s December.” Theis. Pro gradu -tyo¨. Englantilainen filologia. Helsingin yliopisto [U of Helsinki], 2000 81 pages. 

Bacon, Mardges. Le Corbusier in America: Travels in the Land of the Timid Cambridge, MA: MIT P, 2001. ix, xvi, 48-57 passim +Details the intense relationship between French architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris (Le Corbusier) and Dreiser’s literary assistant and mistress Marguerite Tjader Harris that began in 1932 and blossomed during Le Corbusier’s lecture tour of the United States in the 1930s. Places that relationship within the context of Marguerite Tjader Harris’s relationship with Dreiser, providing considerable biographical detail about Harris and about her relationship with Dreiser (to the extent that it had a bearing on her relationship with Le Corbusier). 

Bausum, Dolores. Threading Time: A Cultural History of Threadwork. Fort Worth: TCU P, 2001. 163-64. Briefly discusses Carrie Meeber’s job seeking and work experiences in Chicago in Sister Carrie in the context of opportunities for needlework available to woman workers at the time.

Bell, Michael Davitt. “African-American Writing, ‘Protest’ and the Burden of Naturalism: The Case of Native Son.” Culture, Genre, and Literary Vocation: Selected Essays on American Literature. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2001. 189-215. Briefly notes the literary debt of novelist Richard Wright to Dreiser and discusses how later writers and critics, including Irving Howe and Ralph Ellison, have argued over the extent and implications of this influence.

Brennan, Stephen C. Review of Twelve Men (Dreiser Edition, 1998). Resources for American Literary Study 27.1 (2001): 139-42.

Buell, Lawrence. “Consolations of Determinism: Dreiser and Jeffers.” Writing for an Endangered World: Literature, Culture, and Environment in the U.S. and Beyond. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2001. 149-56.

Capo, Beth Widmaier. “Birth Control and the American Imagination: Textual Con(tra)ceptions, 1914-1944.” Ph.D. dissertation, Pennsylvania State U, 2001. 310 pp. DAI 62.12 (2002): 4164A. Examines depictions of conception and the birth control movement in works of fiction and nonfiction by American writers, including Dreiser.

Conn, Peter. Review of Theodore Dreiser and American Culture: New Readings, ed. Yoshinobu Hakutani. American Studies 42.1 (2001): 187-88. 

Decker, Mark T. “Flexible Commonplaces: The Novel, Social Thought, and the Reshaping of American Middle-Class Ideology, 1890-1940.” Ph.D. dissertation, Pennsylvania State U, 2001. 282 pp. DAI 62 (2002): 4216A. ” ‘After All, You Didn’t Make Yourself, Did You?’ A New Middle-Class Morality in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy” (thesis chapter).

Den Tandt, Christophe Explication approfondie d’auteurs anglais : twentieth-century literary realism in Britain and the United States . Part I : Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser. Brussels: Universitaire Pers Brussel, 2001. 

Devlin, Athena Beth. “Between Profits and Primitivism: Rehabilitating White Middle-Class Manhood in America, 1880-1917.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Massachusetts, 2001. 270 pp. DAI 62 (2002): 3087A. Uses primary sources in literature and the social sciences to locate and analyze changing discourses, images, and scientific representations of middle-class manhood and masculinity. Chapter 2, “The Male Body and the Market Economy: The Case of Dreiser’s Frank Cowperwood,” focuses on The Financier and The Titan.

Epstein, Joseph. “Sister Carrie at 101.” Hudson Review 54.1 (2001): 15-33.

Faulk, Renee H. “Dramatizing History: Premarital Sexual Practices and Values among Turn-of-The-Century Working-Class Youth in Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.” Master’s thesis, Howard U, 2001. v + 68 pp.

From Baltimore to Bohemia: The Letters of H. L. Mencken and George Sterling. Ed. S. T. Joshi. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP; London: Associated UP, 2001. passim.

Fuchs, Marek. “At Home; A Wall Street Wizard Tends to His Garden.” New York Times 20 May 2001. Section 14WC (Westchester), pg. 7. Article on Michael Steinhardt, philanthropist and retired hedge fund manager, who has turned much of 50-acre property in Mt Kisco, NY, formerly Dreiser’s home Iroki, into an exotic garden. 

Gammel, Irene. Review of Theodore Dreiser and American Culture: New Readings, ed. Yoshinobu Hakutani (2000.28). Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 59-62. 

Gonda, Kenji. “The Dancer from the Dance: Law and Literature in Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.” Studies in American Literature / Amerika bungaku kenkyu (Kyoto, Japan) 38 (2001): 39-57. 

Gross, Andrew S. “Theodore Dreiser and Emily Post: The Early Road Book as an Economic and Political Form.” Crossings: Travel, Art, Literature, Politics.” Ed. Rudolphus Teeuwen. Taipei, Taiwan: Bookman, 2001. 105-20.

Gross, Andrew Steven. “The Changing Shape of the American Landscape: Travel, Corporate Expansion, and Consumer Culture, 1845-1945.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of California, Davis, 2001. 195 pp. DAI 62 (2002): 3046A. Chapter 3 focuses on the link between auto tourism and nationalism evidenced in road books by Emily Post, Dreiser, Henry James, and Edith Wharton.

Haberski, Raymond J., Jr. “Dreiser Versus Hollywood.” It’s Only a Movie! Films and Critics in American Culture. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2001. 63-80.

Hammett, Dashiell. Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett 1921-1960. Ed. Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett. Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 2001. 155-60, 164, 176, 533-34. Contains Hammett letters and telegrams to Dreiser dated November 1939, January 1940, September 1940, and March 1942, plus additional Dreiser-related content.

Hapke, Laura. “Theodore Dreiser and the Counternarrative of Working Womanhood”; “To Die for: Labor and Belief in Upton Sinclair and Theodore Dreiser.” Labor’s Text: The Worker in American Fiction. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2001. 155-57, 175-77 passim.

“(Herman) Theodore Dreiser.” Dictionary of Midwestern Literature, Volume One: The Authors. Ed. Philip A. Greasley (general editor). Bloomington: Indiana P, 2001. 

Hochman, Barbara. “Getting at the Hidden Author in the Text.” Getting at the Author: Reimagining Books and Reading in the Age of American Realism. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2001. 3-18 passim. Examines Dreiser’s The Financier in the context of an analysis of his authorial stance vis-à-vis the reader and of his narrative voice.

Humphries, David T. ” ‘The Shock of Sympathy’: Bob Ames’s Reading and Re-reading of Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 32.1 (2001): 36-55.

Hussman, Lawrence E. “On First Reading Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 49-53.

Hussman, Lawrence E. Review of Signet Classics editions of Sister Carrie (2000) and An American Tragedy (2000). Dreiser Studies 32.1 (2001): 64-65.

Jalon, Allan M. Reading L.A.; High-Octane Dreiser.·Los Angeles Times 29 Apr. 2001: E.2. Profile of Gengiz Babaev, a Los Angeles gas station attendant and Dreiser enthusiast who grew up reading Dreiser in Russian translation in his native Azerbaijan. Discusses on reasons for Dreiser’s popularity in Azerbaijan.

Jiang, Daochao. Delaisai [Dreiser]. Chendu, China: Sichuan People’s P. 2001. In Chinese. 德萊塞. 蒋道超.成都 : 四川人民出版社, 2001.

Jiang, Huiling. “The Moral Crisis of Clyde, the Criminal Society of USA – About Dreiser’s ‘An American Tragedy’” [original title]. Journal of Shangqiu Teachers College 17.5 (2001): 46-47. 姜惠玲,「谈德莱塞的《美国的悲剧》」,商丘师范学院学报 , 2001年第17卷第5期,頁46-47。 

Jing, Xia. “Theodore Dreiser’s Tragedy – Sister Carrie.” [Master’s thesis] Dalian, Liaoning: Liaoning Normal University, 2001. In English. 景霞,「论德莱塞的社会悲剧–《嘉莉妹妹》」[硕士论文],辽宁大连:辽宁师范大学,2001年。(英文) 

Jones, Paul Christian. “Becoming a (M)Other: The Anxiety of Maternity in Evelyn Scott’s Escapade.” IN Scura, Dorothy M. and Paul C. Jones, eds. Evelyn Scott: Recovering a Lost Modernist. Knoxville, UP of Tennessee, 2001, pg. 38 (article pp. 37-52). Refers to letter written by Scott to TD in 1923, at time of publication of Scott’s novel Escapade, in which letter Scott states she intended to “protest against this stuff that maternity is a mental experience,” insisting that it” it is the most beautifully damnably concrete sensuous thing on earth” (this letter also quoted in Scura, Dorothy M. Afterword to Escapade, by Evelyn Scott. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1995, pp. 311-13). 

Kolár, Stanislav. “The Czech Reception of Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 32.1 (2001): 56-63.

Koloze, Jeff James. “Abortion in American Fiction: An Ethical Analysis of Select Works in Twentieth-Century American Literature.” Ph.D. dissertation, Kent State U, 2001. 668 pp. DAI 63 (2002): 183A. Includes chapter on An American Tragedy. Published as An Ethical Analysis of the Portrayal of Abortion in American Fiction: Dreiser, Hemingway, Faulkner, Dos Passos, Brautigan, and Irving. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen P, 2005.

Labro, Philippe and Olivier Barrot. “Theodore Dreiser.” Lettres d’Amérique: Un voyage en littérature. Paris: La Cinquième Développement / NiL éditions, 2001. 199-203. 

Lehan, Richard. Literary Masterpieces, Volume 7: Sister Carrie. Gale Study Guides to Great Literature. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2001.

Lo, Mun-Hou. “Sympathetic Disaffections: Self-Formation and Literature at the Turn into the Twentieth Century.” Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard U, 2001. 243 pp. DAI 62 (2001): 1413A. “Sympathy and Desire in Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser” (thesis chapter).

McFarland, Gerald W. Inside Greenwich Village: A New York City Neighborhood, 1898-1918. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2001 170 States that Dreiser used an actual residence, 112 West 13th Street in New York City, as the place where Carrie Meeber and George Hurstwood lived in Sister Carrie. 

Morozkina, E. A. Amerkanskaia literatura u evropeiskaia filosofskaia mysl’: Draizer, Schopengauer, Nitsshe. Filosofskaia mysl’. [American literature and european philosophical thought: Dreiser, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche. Philosophical thought]. Ufa: BashGU, 1(1), 2001. pp. 79-89 Морозкина Е.А. Американская литература и европейская философская мысль: Драйзер, Шопенгауэр, Ницше// Философская мысль. Уфа, БашГУ, №1 (1), 2001, с.79-89. 

Moughan, Michael. “American Literary Naturalism: The Evolution of the Term Naturalism, and an Identification of the Writers Who Were Most Responsible for How the Term Was Defined.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Delaware, 2001. DAI 62.5 (2001): 1835A. “1904 to 1915: From Sea-Wolf to The ‘Genius’ ” (thesis chapter).

Murayama, Kiyohiko. “Sister Carrie Turns 100.” Eigo Seinen/Rising Generation 146.11 (2001): 726-27. Text in Japanese.

Mutalik-Desai, A. A. “Deus Ex Machina: The Role of Coincidence and External Forces in Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.” Indian Journal of English Studies 39 (2001-2002): 130-36.

Nakagawa, Hojo. “Amerika no Shizen Shugi Shousetsu : Kurein Norisu Rondon Doraisâ o Yomu [Naturalism in American Literature : Crane, Norris, London and Dreiser]”. Tokyo: Eiho. 2001. 309 pp. In Japanese. 中川, 法城. “アメリカの自然主義小説 : クレイン、ノリス、ロンドン、ドライサーを読む”. 東京, 日本: 英宝社, 3月. 2001. 309p. 

Nathanson, Carol A. “Anne Estelle Rice and ‘Ellen Adams Wrynn’: Dreiser’s Perspectives on Gender and Gendered Perspectives on Art.” Dreiser Studies 32.1 (2001): 3-35.

Orlov, Paul A. “An Emersonian Perspective on Dreiser’s Characterization of Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 19-37.

Packer-Kinlaw, Donna. “Life on the Margins: The Silent Feminist in Theodore Dreiser’s ‘Marriage-For One.’ ” Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 3-18.  

Pedersen, Peter Højlund. “Meeting the Forces of the New World: Chicago Life around 1900 as Depicted in Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and Frank Norris’ The Pit.” Thesis (Cand. mag. spec. indiv.), U of Copenhagen, 2001. 

Peng, Lingzhi. “Xingkelai Liuyisi yu Meiguo Wenxuei Fengci Yishu.” (Sinclair Lewis and the art of sarcasm in American literature) [Master’s thesis] Wuhan, Hubei: Central China Normal University, 2001. 彭灵芝,「辛克莱‧刘易斯与美国文学讽刺艺术」[硕士论文],湖北武汉:华中师范大学,2001年。 

Pizer, Donald. “The Text of Sister Carrie: Where We Are Now.” Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 42-48.

Rand, William E. “Chester Himes as a Naturalistic Writer in the Tradition of Richard Wright and Theodore Dreiser.” CLA Journal 44.4 (2001): 442-50. Examines the use by African-American writers of naturalistic and deterministic techniques through a comparison of Dreiser’s An American Tragedy, Richard Wright’s Native Son, and Chester Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go.

Reesman, Jeanne Campbell. “Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s.” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual 1999 . Ed. Gary Scharnhorst. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2001: 289-311. (Dreiser, pp. 295-97).  

Riggio, Thomas P.. Review of The House in the Woods, by Arthur Henry. Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 54-59.  

Robeson, Paul, Jr. The Undiscovered Paul Robeson: An Artist’s Journey, 1989-1939 New York: Wiley, 2001: 148. Quotes from 5 March 1928 letter from Dreiser to Robeson in which Dreiser expresses admiration of and appreciation for Robeson’s singing, heard on phonograph records.  

Rossetti, Gina Marie. ” ‘A Living Lump of Appetites’: The Reinvention of the Primitive in Naturalist and Modernist Literature.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Tennessee, 2001. 221 pp. DAI 63 (2002): 190A. Discusses the degree to which modernist and naturalist texts — including works by Jack London, Frank Norris, Eugene O’Neill, Dreiser, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen — drew upon earlier romantic images and transformed them.

Rowley, Hazel. Richard Wright: The Life and Times. New York: Henry Holt, 2001. 239.

Russell, Herbert K. Edgar Lee Masters: A Biography. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2001. passim.

Safranski, Sarah. “Sister Carrie: A Controversy in 1900 and Since.” Illinois History 54.3 (2001): 46-47. 

Sawyers, June Skinner, ed. The Greenwich Village Reader: Fiction, Poetry, and Reminiscences, 1872-2002. New York: Cooper Square, 2001. 702. Specifies addresses at which Dreiser lived in Greenwich Village.

Seguin, Robert. “The Burden of Toil: Sister Carrie As Urban Pastoral.” Around Quitting Time: Work and Middle-Class Fantasy in American Fiction. New Americanists. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2001. 19-55.

Shehi, Monika. “Theodore Dreiser: The Communist Individualist.” Master’s thesis, U of South Carolina, 2001. iii + 69 pp.

Smith, James F. “Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities: A Dreiser Novel for the 1980’s.” In Tom Wolfe ed. Harold Bloom series – Modern Critical Views Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2001. Reprint.

St. Jean, Shawn. ” ‘Aye, chance, free will, and necessity’: Sister Carrie’s literary interweavings.” Midwest Quarterly 42.3 (2001): 240-56.

St. Jean, Shawn. Pagan Dreiser: Songs from American Mythology. Madison, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson UP, 2001.

“Theodore (Herman Albert) Dreiser 1871-1945.” Facts About the 20th Century. By George Ochoa and Melinda Corey. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 2001. 

“Theodore Dreiser 1871-1945.” Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences. The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914. Ed. John Powell. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. 

“Theodore Dreiser 1871-1945.” Literature Lover’s Companion: The essential reference to the world’s greatest writers–past and present, popular and classical. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. 

“Theodore Dreiser 1871-1945.” The Oxford Companion to United States History. Ed. Paul S. Boyer. New York: Oxford UP, 2001. 

“Theodore Dreiser 1871-1945.” The Penguin International Dictionary of Contemporary Biography from 1900 to the Present. Second Ed. By Edward Vernoff and Rima Shore. New York: Viking Penguin, 2001. First edition published by New American Library as The International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography. 

“Theodore Dreiser.” The New Encyclopedia of American Scandal. Ed. George Childs Kohn. New York: Facts on File, 2001. 

Theodore Dreiser Collection. Participant: Nancy Shawrcross. West Lafayette, IN: C-SPAN Archives VHS tape. Interview dated 9 August 2001. Focuses on the Dreiser collection at the University of Pennsylvania Library.  

Tichi, Cecelia. Embodiment of a Nation: Human Form in American Places. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2001. 18-19, 22-23. Uses illustrative examples from Dreiser’s The Financier. 

Tratner, Michael. “The Author as Consumer: The Financier.” Deficits and Desires: Economics and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Literature. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2001. 46-71. Analyzes Dreiser’s The Financier in the context of economic theory and pairs it with Joyce’s Ulysses (the subject of an earlier chapter) as a means of understanding how the underlying economic logic plays out in the two works when viewed in a context of social and cultural change.

Upton Sinclair and Theodore Dreiser Discussion. C-SPAN (television network). VHS tape. West Lafayette, IN : C-SPAN Archives, 2001. One videocassette (87 minutes). Participants: Toby Higbie, Bill Savage. Discussion focusing on the time period in which Sinclair and Dreiser wrote and the fictional representations of Chicago in both authors’ works.

Warren, Robert Penn. “Homage to Theodore Dreiser: Psychological Profile/On the Centennial of His Birth (August 27, 1871).” Selected Poems of Robert Penn Warren. Ed. John Burt. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2001. 164-65. A revised and abridged version of poem with the same title that was originally published in Warren, OR ELSE: Poem/Poems 1968-1974 (New York: Random House, 1974).

West, James L. W. III. “Editing Private Papers: Three Examples from Dreiser.” Re-constructing the Book: Literary Texts in Transmission. Ed. Maureen Bell, et al. Aldershot, England and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001. 124-36. Uses as examples the Dreiser manuscripts that were published as American Diaries, 1902-1926, An Amateur Laborer, and Dreiser’s Russian Diary.

West, James L. W. III. “The Sister Carrie We’ve Come to Know.” Dreiser Studies 32.2 (2001): 39-41.

Woods, Tim. “Dreiser, Theodore.” Who’s Who of Twentieth-Century Novelists. London; New York: Routledge, 2001. 102.

Writings of Theodore Dreiser [videorecording]. West Lafayette, IN: C-SPAN Archives. Cable television program; videocassette (VHS; 2 hr. 31 min.). Contributors: Thomas P. Riggio, Sara Fenton, Peter Alter. Examines the history of the Progressive Era, the publishing industry, and social reform through the writings of Dreiser. Filmed Aug. 20, 2001 at the Chicago Historical Society.

Yang, Byong-Gi. “Sisto keri wa sobimunwha” [Sister Carrie and Consumer Culture]. Master’s thesis, Seoul National University, Korea, 2001. 74 pp. In Korean. 양병기.『씨스터 캐리』(Sister Carrie)와 소비 문화.석사학위논문.서울대학교, 2001.74 pp. 

Yoshida, Tomoaki. “An American Tragedy Shiron: Amerikan Dorîmu no Kichakuten [A Study of An American Tragedy: A Destination for the American Dream]”..Nihon Daigaku Daigakuin Sougou Shakai Jyouhou Kenkyûka Kiyou[. Memoirs of Graduate of Social and Cultural Studies, Nihon University 2 (2001): 191-200. 吉田, 友明. “An American Tragedy試論: アメリカン・ドリームの帰着点”. 日本大学大学院総合社会情報研究科紀要. 東京, 日本: 日本大学, 9月. 2001. 191-200. 

Yoshiono, Narumi. “Musume kara Haha e : Îdisu Uoton to Seodoa Doraisâ no Sakuhin ni Okeru Hiroin no Ninshin [Mothers and Daughters : Reproduction Issues in the Works of Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser]”. Osaka Daigaku Daigakuin Bungaku Kenkyuka Kiyou [Memoirs of the Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University] 43 (2001): 53-54. 吉野, 成美. “娘から母へ : イーディス・ウォートンとセオドア・ドライサーの作品におけるヒロインの妊娠”. 大阪大学大学院文学研究科紀要. 大阪, 日本: 大阪大学. 43号. 2001. 53-54. 

Zhu, Man. “A Brief Study of the Structural Art of Sister Carrie” [original title; retranslated as: A Brief Study of the Structure of Sister Carrie]. Journal of Dangdong Teachers College 23.4 (2001): 14-16. 朱蔓,「浅谈《嘉莉妹妹》的结构艺术」,丹东师专学报,2001年第23卷第4期,頁14-16。 

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