Dreiser bibliography, 2002

 

“An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser (United States, 1925).” The Social Impact of the Novel: A Reference Guide. Ed. Claudia Durst Johnson and Vernon Johnson. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002. 281-82.

Arthur, Anthony. “The Slap Heard ’Round the World: Sinclair Lewis, Theodore Dreiser, and the Nobel Prize.” Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels-from Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe. New York: St. Martin’s, 2002. 49-75.

Ban, Guangyu. “A Comparative Study of the Cowperwood Trilogy and The Old Man and the Sea: A Thematic Approach” [original English translation of title supplied by author; English title retranslated herein as: A Comparative Analysis of the American Dream in the Cowperwood Trilogy and The Old Man and the Sea]. In Chinese. Journal of Qin Zhou Teachers College 17.2 (2002): 38-41. In Chinse. 班光语,「异曲同工 一脉相承的美国梦–『欲望三部曲』和《老人与海》比较分析」,钦州师范高等专科学校学报,2002年第17卷第2期,頁38-41。 

Bardeleben, Renate von. “Same or Other: Reading the German-Language Translation of Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 33-46.

Barton, John Cyril. “An American Travesty: Capital Punishment and the Criminal Justice System in Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.” REAL: Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature 18 (2002): 357-84.

Bates, Laura Raidonis. “Play Review: Sister Carrie at the Indiana Repertory Theatre.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 76-81.

Bennett, Colin. Politics of the Imagination: The Life, Work and Ideas of Charles Fort. Manchester, England: Critical Vision, 2002. 21-22, 34, 53, 88. Quotes from Fort correspondence to Dreiser and from an assessment by Dreiser of Fort’s short stories. Notes Dreiser’s support for Fort and his efforts to help Fort find a publisher for The Book of the Dammed. The Dreiser-Fort material in this source is not original and is derived from Charles Fort; Prophet of the Unexplained by Damon Knight. 

Bercovitch, Sacvan, ed. The Cambridge History of American Literature, Volume 6: Prose Writing, 1910-1950. Cambridge, England and New York: Cambridge UP. See 2002.25 and 2002.42. 

Berebitsky, Julie. “Rescue a Child and Save the Nation: The Social Construction of Adoption in the Delineator, 1907-1911.” Adoption in America: Historical Perspectives. Ed. E Wayne Carp. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2002. 124-39. Discusses Dreiser’s involvement in the Delineator’s “Child-Rescue Campaign.” 

Borowitz, Albert. Blood and Ink: An International Guide to Fact-Based Crime Literature. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 2002. 160-62. 

Boyer, Paul S. Purity in Print: Book Censorship in America from the Gilded Age to the Computer Age. 2nd ed. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2002. 19, 36-40, 86-87, 109-110, 185-87, 192-95. series: Print Culture History in Modern America. Describes Dreiser’s struggles over the publication of Sister Carrie and censorship of The “Genius,” Dreiser’s involvement in the Author’s League as anti-censorship advocate, and the legal case arising from the suppression of An American Tragedy in Boston.

Brennan, Stephen C. ” ‘Are not cat men afraid of mothers?’ Self-Creation in Dawn.” Dreiser Studies 33.2 (2002): 68-102.

Browne, Nick. “Eisenstein in America: The First Phase.” Emergences: Journal for the Study of Media and Composite Cultures. 12.2 (2002): 181-97.  

Bucci, Richard. Review of Twelve Men, by Theodore Dreiser, ed. Robert Coltrane (Dreiser Edition, 1998). TEXT 12 (2002): 372-80.

Buhle, Paul and Dave Wagner. Radical Hollywood: The Untold Story behind America’s Favorite Movies. New York: The New P, 2002. TD pp. 41, 346-347. Analyzes the strengths (“spectacular” casting, award-winning cinematography) and defects (an uncalled for “uplifting ending”) of the film A Place in the Sun. Refers (correctly?) to a “failed scheme” of director Sergei Eisenstein to make a film in Mexico of Dreiser’s Sister Carrie. 

Burt, John. “Warren Reflects on the Discontinuities of His Poetic Career.” Style 36.2 (2002): 292-307. Includes a brief discussion of two poems with similar themes in Robert Penn Warren’s Warren’s Or Else: Poem/Poems 1968-1974 that are compared in this article: “Homage to Theodore Dreiser” and “Flaubert in Egypt.” 

Campbell, Donna M. “Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s.” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual, 2000. Ed. David J. Nordloh. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2002. 273-305. (Dreiser, pp. 280-85.)

Capua, Michelangelo. Montgomery Clift: A Biography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002. 60-66. Discusses the film A Place in the Sun in the context of Clift as actor vis-à-vis other cast members and of the making of the film. 

Chen, Shiwang. “The Scapegoat’s Experience – A Comment on the Love World in the Works of Dreiser” [original title; retranslated as The Victim’s Experience — A Comment on Love in Dreiser’s Writings]. Journal of Lingling University 23.4 (2002): 60-62. 陈世旺,「替身的体验──评德莱塞笔下的爱情世界」,零陵学院学报,2002年第23卷第4期,頁60-62。 

Chrystal, Sandra J. “Dreiser, Theodore (1871-1945).” Encyclopedia of Literature and Science. Ed. Pamela Gossin. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002. 114. A brief, one-paragraph entry on Dreiser. See also passim; other entries cite Dreiser works and mention the influence of scientific concepts on Dreiser as well as other naturalist writers.

Clendenning, John. Review of Pagan Dreiser: Songs from American Mythology, by Shawn St. Jean. Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 84-87. 

Cole, Jean Lee. The Literary Voices of Winnifred Eaton: Redefining Ethnicity and Authenticity. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2002. 75-76. Contrasts the helplessness and passivity exhibited by Carrie Meeber and Jennie Gerhardt in Dreiser’s Sister Carrie and Jennie Gerhardt with characters in novels of the Canadian-born writer Onoto Watanna (Winnifred Eaton Reeve).

Doherty, Thomas. “An American Tragedy: The Shotgun Wedding of Moscow and Hollywood.” History Today 52.5 (2002): 31-7. Discusses director Sergei Eisenstein’s experiences of working on a film treatment of An American Tragedy during a brief sojourn in Hollywood in the 1930s.

Dong, Jingli. “Theodore Dreiser and An American Tragedy” [original title]. Journal of Anyang University 4 (2002): 97-100. 董靖历,「西奥多‧德莱塞与《美国的悲剧》」,安阳大学学报 , 2002年第4期,頁97-100。 

“Dreiser, Theodore (1871-1945).” Dictionary of Literature in English. Ed. Neil King and Sarah King. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn. 2002, pg. 47. “This edition based on The Complete A-Z English Literature Handbook, first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder and Stoughton Educational, 2001.” 

Duke, David C. Writers and Miners: Activism and Imagery in America. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2002. 28-34, 104, 110-111, 243n. Discusses activities of the Dreiser-led committee that investigated miners’ labor conditions in Harlan County, Kentucky in 1931. Also discusses Jo Carson’s depiction of Dreiser in her play A Preacher with a Horse to Ride (1990).

“Editor’s Choice.” Buffalo News 15 Dec. 2002: F7. Review of The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, by Terry Teachout. “Dreiser was the biggest literary cudgel that Mencken could wield in his prime against American Puritanism. … In the cold light of day nearly a century after the Dreiser Wars, you could even argue that ‘Theodore Dreiser, novelist,’ has become a literary subcategory of ‘H.L. Mencken, critic’ in the great procession of American letters.” 

Gao, Huijuan and Zhu, Hongyu. “Tragedy Comparison between Julien & Kellert” [authors’ translation; retranslated as The Tragic Nature of Julien Sorel and Clyde Griffiths]. Journal of Henan Textile College 14.3 (2002): 39-41. 高惠娟、朱红玉,「于连与克莱特的悲剧色彩」,河南纺织高等专科学校学报,2002年第14卷第3期,頁39-41。 

Garmel, Marion. “Less would be more effective for ‘Sister Carrie.’ ” Indianapolis Star 15 January 2002: E05. 

Gilbar, Steven and Dean Stewart, Eds. Published and Perished: Memoria, Eulogies, and Remembrances of American Writers. David R Godine, 2002. ISBN: 156792218X. includes Sherwood Anderson on TD. 

Gwinn, Mary Ann. “Literature For Lazing.” Seattle Times 24 June 2002: E1. “More than 100 years ago Dreiser understood exactly what the rootlessness and superficiality of the modern world would do to our souls, and in ‘Sister Carrie’ he presents it all unflinchingly. Critics say Dreiser is a terrible prose writer. Maybe so. But he’s a great storyteller.”

Haagerup, Eva Catherine. “The Facts of Life: American Realism in the Literature and Photography of Crane, Dreiser, Riis and Stieglitz.” Thesis (Cand. mag. spec. indiv.), U of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2002. 

Hakutani, Yoshinobu. “Introduction. Special Section: Sister Carrie in Translation.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (2002): 27-32.

Hakutani, Yoshinobu. “Feminine Failures: Theodore Dreiser’s Portraits of Women” in Yoshida Hiroshige Sensei Taikan Kinen Eibei Bungaku Gogaku Kenkyû [Essays in British and American Literature and Language in Celebration of the Retirement of Professor Hiroshige Yoshida], ed. Yoshida Hiroshige Sensei Taikan Kinen Jigyô Iïnkai [The Committee for the Projects to Celebrate the Retirement of Professor Hiroshige Yoshida]. Tokyo: Shinozaki Shorin. 1980, 382-390. 伯谷嘉信, ”Feminine Failures: Theodore Dreiser’s Portraits of Women”, 吉田弘重先生退官記念英米文学語学研究,吉田弘重先生退官記念事業委員会編,東京: 篠崎書林,1980, 382-390.

Heffernan, Virginia Page. “The Threat of American Life: Literary Defensiveness at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century.” Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard U, 2002. 227 pp. DAI 63.1 (2002): 187A. Examines how major themes of American monetary policy pervade the work of Dreiser, Frank Norris, Henry James, William James, and William Dean Howells. “The Threat of Inflation in Sister Carrie” (thesis chapter).

Hill, Kerry Glynn. “Mencken’s Nietzsche: An Examination of the Origins and Effects of the American Critic’s Interpretation of the German Philosopher’s Writings.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Colorado, 2002. 438 pp. DAI 63 (2002): 726A. Contains a lengthy section entitled “The Influence of Mencken’s Nietzsche on the Works of Theodore Dreiser.” Focuses on Dreiser works between 1912 and 1917.

Hsieh, Yen He. “Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie: Portraits in Realism and Naturalism.” Master’s thesis, National Cheng Kung U, Taiwan, 2002. 125 pp.  

Hu, Kehong. “On the Causes of Clyde’s Tragedy.” Journal of Zhoukou Teachers College 19.4 (2002): 44-46. 胡克红,「克莱特悲剧成因刍议」,周口师范学院学报,2002年第19卷第4期,頁44-46。 

Hu, Yonghui. “Dreiser’s Early Naturalism in Sister Carrie.” [Master’s thesis] Zhengzhou, Henan: Zhengzhou University, 2002. In English. 胡永辉,「Dreiser’s Early Naturalism in Sister Carrie」[硕士论文],河南郑州:郑州大学,2002年。(英文) 

Huang, Li and Bai, Bing. “Dreams in the Rocking Chair” (The Symbolic Meaning of the Rocking Chair in Sister Carrie) Journal of Southwest Institute for Ethnic Groups (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition) 23.11 (2002): 141-144. 黄立、白冰,「摇椅上的梦想──《嘉莉妹妹》中摇椅的象征意义」,西南民族学院学报(哲学社会科学版), 2002年第23卷第11期,頁141-144。 

Hussman, Lawrence E. “Old Masters and Reproductions: American Fiction since the 1890s.” IN Jerzy Durczak, ed. American Portraits And Self-Portraits. Lublin, Poland: Maria Curie-Sklodowska UP, 2002, pp. 197-204. 

Jaeckle, Jeff. “Dreiser’s Universe of Imbalance in Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 33.2 (2002): 3-20.

Jiang, Daochao. “Fictional Deals and Consumerism – On the Theme of Dreiser’s Trilogy of Desire.” Journal of Shenzhen University (Humanities and Social Sciences Edition) 19.4 (2002): 65-70. 蒋道超,「虚拟交易和消费文化──评德莱塞『欲望三部曲』的主题」,深圳大学学报(人文社会科学版),2002年第19卷第4期,頁65-70。 

Jiang, Daochao. “Sister Carrie and the Chinese Mentality.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 47-55.

Jin, Li. “Rereading An American Tragedy” (the sixth essay in the series “Interpreting Western Literature from a Biblical Perspective). Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition) 24.6 (2002): 139-142. 金丽,「再论《美国的悲剧》──从《圣经》视野解读西方文学系列论文之六」,广西民族学院学报(哲学社会科学版),2002年第24卷第6期,頁 139-142。 

Johnson, Laura K. “Courting Justice: Marriage, Law, and the American Novel, 1890-1925.” Ph.D. dissertation, Boston U, 2002. viii + 162 pp. DAI 62 (2001?): 1834A. “Theodore Dreiser and Marital Fraud” (thesis chapter).

Kemeny, P. C. “Banned in Boston: Commercial Culture and the Politics of Moral Reform in Boston during the 1920s.” Faith in the Market: Religion and the Rise of Urban Commercial Culture. Ed. John M. Giggie and Diane Winston. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 2002. 133-52. Discusses Dreiser as “the leader of the literary revolt against the genteel tradition,” with discussions of Sister Carrie, The “Genius,” and the 1927 trial over the sale of An American Tragedy in Massachusetts.

Kusmer, Kenneth L. Down and out, on the Road: The Homeless in American History. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 2002. 174-75. Discusses Sister Carrie’s Hurstwood as an example of the literary figure of the tramp newly sunk into poverty on account of unemployment. Mentions the circumstances under which Dreiser invented Hurstwood.

Lei, Min. “llusion of American Dream.” Journal of Nanchang Institute of Aeronautical Technology 4.4 (2002): 118-119. 雷敏,「『美国梦』的幻灭 」,南昌航空工业学院学报(社会科学版),2002年第4卷第4期,頁118-119。 

Lingeman, Richard. Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street. New York: Random House, 2002. 40, 45, 52, 320-22, 331-32, 353-55, 366-69, 476.

Lo, Aboubacry Samba. “Un Naturaliste qui respire du Spiritualisme dans Sister Carrie, Jennie Gerhardt et An American tragedy de Theodore Dreiser.” Dissertation (D.E.A.), l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Senegal, 2002. 

Loving, Jerome. “Notes from the Underground of Sister Carrie.” Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 2001. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2002. 360-66.

Markov, Nina. “Reading and the Material Girl: Educating Sister Carrie.” Critical Sense 10.1 (2002): 19-58.

Mencken, H. L. H. L. Mencken on American Literature. Ed. S. T. Joshi. Athens, OH: Ohio UP, 2002. 39-73 passim. Reprints reviews of by Mencken of Jennie Gerhardt (Smart Set, November 1911), The Financier (New York Times Review of Books, 10 November 1912), The Titan (Smart Set, August 1914), The “Genius” (Smart Set, December 1915), A Hoosier Holiday (Smart Set, October 1916), and An American Tragedy (American Mercury, March 1926).

Minter, David. “A Cultural History of the Modern American Novel.” The Cambridge History of American Literature. Volume 6: Prose Writing, 1910-1950. Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 2002. 5, 26-7, 28, 29-33, 83-87, 113, 142. See also David Minter, A Cultural History of the American Novel: Henry James to William Faulkner (Cambridge UP, 1994).

Mulligan, Roark. “Dreiser’s Private Library.” Dreiser Studies 33.2 (2002): 40-67. NOTE: This article is also posted online at the University of Pennsylvania Library’s Dreiser Web Source site: http://www.library.upenn.edu/collections/rbm/dreiser/library/mulligan.html

Murayama, Kiyohiko. “The Hidden Polemics in Sister Carrie.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (2002): 56-63.

Murphy, Brenda. “The ‘Genius’ as Iceman: Eugene O’Neill’s Portrayal of Theodore Dreiser.” American Literary Realism 34.2 (2002): 135-45.

Newlin, Keith. “The International Theodore Dreiser Society.” The Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 2001. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli. Detroit: Gale, 2002. 445-47.

Newlin, Keith. Review of Dreiser and Veblen, Saboteurs of the Status Quo, by Clare Virginia Eby. Studies in the Novel 34:2 (2002): 230-31. 

Nies, Judith. Nine Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition. Berkeley, CA: U of California P, 2002. An expanded edition of Seven Women, 1977. In chapter entitled “Charlotte Perkins Gilman” (pp. 125-45), see pg. 142: “She remembered Theodore Dreiser, the editor of a magazine called the Delineator, telling her, ‘You should consider more what the editors want.’ She answered, ‘If the editors and publishers will not bring out my work, I will!’ She began her own magazine, the Forerunner, and many of her most adventurous ideas were worked out first there.” 

Oura, Akio. Amerika no higeki no genzai :aratana yomi no tankyu. Hachioji: Chuodaigakushuppanbu, 2002 

Øye, Ada Bråthen. “Between Two Worlds: The Evolution of the New Woman in American Fiction.” Master’s thesis, U of Oslo, Norway, 2002, ii, 109 pp. Focuses on the evolution of the New Woman in American literature around 1900, using Edna Pontellier in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Carrie Meeber in Dreiser’s Sister Carrie as representatives for the white New Woman and Amy Boldin in Jessie Redmond Fauset’s novella “When the Sleeper Wakes” and Rachel Loving in Anglina Weld Grimké’s play Rachel as examples of AfricanAmerican New Woman. Hovedoppgave i engelsk – Universitetet i Oslo, 2002 .

Patterson, Yolanda Astarita. “Caroline Meeber: A Liberated Manon Lescaut?” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 64-69.

Pease, Donald E. “Psychoanalyzing the Narrative Logics of Naturalism: The Call of the Wild.” Journal of Modern Literature 25.3/4 (2002): 14-39. Abstract: Evaluates naturalism in American literature. Role of literary individualism in the production of naturalist literature; Use of free indirect discourse as the narrative apparatus to disseminate the logics of modern fiction; Review of the works of Jack London, Frank Norris and Theodore Dreiser.

Perry, George. “Dramatic Twists on Broadway: Location Location Location.” Sunday Times (London) 24 Feb. 2002: 6. States (correctly?) that Dreiser wrote An American Tragedy while living in The Ansonia, a residential hotel in Manhattan. 

Pizer, Donald. American Literary Naturalism: Recent and Uncollected Essays. Bethesda, MD: Academica, 2002. Includes “Sister Carrie: The Pennsylvania Edition,” 121-28 (1982); “Sister Carrie and the Problem of American Literary Naturalism,” 129-41 (1999); and ” ‘True Art Speaks Plainly’: Theodore Dreiser and the Late Nineteenth-Century Debate over Realism and Naturalism,” 143-56 (1996).

Review of Theodore Dreiser and American Culture: New Readings, ed. Yoshinobu Hakutani. Journal of American Studies 36.2 (2002): 360-361. 

Rolfe, Lionel. Literary LA: Expanded from the Original Classic and Featuring the Coffeehouse Scene Then and Now. Los Angeles: California Classics, 2002. 117-18. Briefly describes Dreiser’s life when he resided in Los Angeles. First published as Literary LA (San Francisco: Chronicle, 1981).

Rosenbaum, Emily. “Performance Anxiety in Sister Carrie: Theodore Dreiser, the Ashcan School, and Theater Audiences.” Dreiser Studies 33.1 (Spring 2002): 3-26

Runtic, Sanja. “Polifonijski odjeci Dreiserove Sister Carrie: Prilog prevrednovanju americkog naturalizma” [A Polyphonic Glossary of Dreiser’s Sister Carrie: An Appendix on the Reevaluation of American Naturalism. Knjizevna Smotra [Zagreb] 34.1 (2002): 35-44.

Runyon, Randolph Paul. “A Problem in Spatial Composition: On the Order of Or Else.” Southern Review 38.4 (2002): 861-79. An essay about Robert Penn Warren’s Or Else: Poem/Poems 1968-1974. Compares Warren’s poem “Homage to Theodore Dreiser” with two other poems in the collection, “Rattlesnake Country” and “Flaubert in Egypt.”

Ruotolo, Cristina. ” ‘Whence the Song’: Voice and Audience in Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.” American Literary Realism 35.1 (2002): 39-58.

Schweighauser, Philipp. ” ‘You Must Make Less Noise in Here, Mister Schouler’: Acoustic Profiling in American Realism.” Studies in American Fiction 30.1 (2002): 85-102. Uses the theories of Pierre Bourdieu to discuss how the dialect of immigrants and foreign-sounding speech identify the social status and personality of various characters in Dreiser’s Sister Carrie, Norris’s McTeague, and Howells’s A Hazard of New Fortunes.

Schweighauser, Philipp. “The Soundscapes of American Realist Fiction.” Philologie im Netz 19 (2002): 55-78. Explores the acoustic geographies of texts by Dreiser (Sister Carrie), Norris, Crane, Rebecca Harding Davis, and Howells.

Seguin, Robert. Review of Theodore Dreiser: Art Music, and Literature, 1897-1902, ed. Yoshinobu Hakutani. Dreiser Studies 33.2 (2002): 103-105.

Senatore, Carolyn. “Women as the ‘Other’ in Emile Zola’s Nana and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie.” Master’s thesis, College of Staten Island, 2002. 46 pp.

Shi, Min. “A Study of the Theme of the American Dream through Martin Eden, The Great Gatsby, and An Americna Tragedy.” [Master’s thesis] Guangzhou, Guangdong: Jinan University, 2002. In English. 史敏,「《马丁伊登》,《了不起的盖茨比》和《美国悲剧》中的美国梦研究」[硕士论文],广东广州:暨南大学,2002年。(英文)

Sollors, Werner. “Ethnic Modernism.” The Cambridge History of American Literature. Volume 6: Prose Writing, 1910-1950. Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 2002. 401. Comments on Stuart P. Sherman’s attack on Dreiser in 1915 for “barbaric naturalism” and notes Sherman’s implication that Dreiser’s ethnic background made him less of an American, or mainstream, writer.

Strafrecht und Kriminologie bei Theodore Dreiser: Eine amerikanische Tragödie Quelle Produktive Spiegelungen Ort (Quelle) Baden-Baden Jahr (Quelle) 2002 Band (Quelle) S. 276- In Lüderssen, Klaus: Produktive Spiegelungen. 2., erw. Aufl.. 2002

Sukarni, Nani. Potret Kehidupan Masyarakat Amerika Abad Duapuluh dalam Karya Dreiser, An American Tragedy [The Portrait of American Society in Twentieth-Century in Dreiser’s An American Tragedy]. Master’ thesis, Sebelas Maret U, Indonesia, 2002. In Indonesian. 

Tabor-Hann, Kellie E. “Naturalist Domesticity, Domestic Naturalism: Outside, Inside, and Floating Among the Fictional Homes of Dreiser, Norris, and London.” Ph.D. dissertation, U of Maryland, 2002. v + 254 pp. DAI 64 (2004): 4053A.

Teachout, Terry. The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. 91-97, 102-106, 127-30, 223-24 passim.  

“Theodore (Herman Albert) Dreiser.” The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre. Ed. Colin Chambers. London: Continuum, 2002 

“Theodore Dreiser.” American Naturalistic and Realistic Novelists: A Biographical Dictionary. Ed. E. C. Applegate. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002, pp. 108-11. 

Totten, Gary. “An Ordinary Tourist: Cultural Vision and Narrative Form in Theodore Dreiser’s A Traveler at Forty.” Dreiser Studies 33.2 (2002): 21-39.

Vasey, Margaret Isabella. “Sister Carrie and Jennie Gerhardt: Theodore Dreiser’s Portraits of Enduring Woman.” Ph.D. dissertation, Kent State U, 2002. DAI 63 (2002): 2246A. 219 pp.

Walcutt, Charles Child, updated by George Perkins. “Dreiser, Theodore [Herman Albert] (1871-1945).” HarperCollins Reader’s Encyclopedia of American Literature, Second Ed.. Ed. George Perkins, Barbara Perkins, and Phillip Leininger. New York: HarperCollins, 2002. 274-76. Formerly published in 1991 as Benét’s Reader’s Encyclopedia of American Literature (1991).

Wald, Alan M. Exiles from a Future Time: The Forging of the Mid-Twentieth-Century Literary Left. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2002. 51, 77, 98, 353n27.

Wang, Ganghua. “Sister Carrie’s Desires and Motivations.” Wai Guo Wen Xue Yan Jiu [Foreign Literature Studies] (China) 2002.3: 89-93. 王钢华,「嘉莉妹妹的欲望和驱动力」,外国文学研究,2002年第3期,頁89-93。 

Wang, Yuwen. “The Extermination of Good & Honest Nature – On An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser” [author’s original title; retranslated as The Destruction of Inner Values – A Reading of Dreiser’s An American Tragedy]. Journal of Liaoning Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition) 5.3 (2002): 75-76, 108. 王玉文,「善良天性的毁灭–读小说《美国的悲剧》」,辽宁工学院学报(社会科学版),2002年第5卷第3期,頁75-76、108。 

Wetzsteon, Ross. Republic of Dreams: Greenwich Village: The American Bohemia, 1910-1960. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2002. 297-303.

Wolman, William, and Anne Colamosca. The Great 401(k) Hoax: Why Your Family’s Financial Security Is at Risk, and What You Can Do About It. Cambridge, MA: Perseus, 2002. 73-74. Comments on trenchant criticisms made by Dreiser in the 1920s of the economic infrastructure in the United States. “Dreiser . . . acted as an invaluable and realistic literary bridge-from the ‘feel-good’ 1920s to an America reeling under the depression.”

Yang, Tao. “Naturalism of Theodore Dreiser’s literature” [author’s translation; retranslated as A Brief Analysis of Theodore Dreiser’s Naturalistic Novels]. Journal of Nanchang Institute of Aeronautical Technology 4.2 (2002): 77-79. 杨涛,「浅析西奥多‧德莱塞的自然主义小说创作」,南昌航空工业学院学报(社会科学版),2002年第4卷第2期,頁77-79。 

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