The Financier

The Financier : The Critical Edition

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Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 45.72mm | 1,065.94g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252035046
  • 9780252035043

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"The Financier, in this comprehensive new form, reminds one of the important cultural work literature does to enable readers to peer out at a new century through a haze of economic uncertainty."--Studies in American Naturalism "A richer, considerably more complex version of The Financier by Theodore Dreiser, whose critique of American business practices led reviewers to laud him as the equal of the great European realists. Roark Mulligan's commentary offers a cogent, thorough, and eminently readable exploration of late-nineteenth-century American business practices."--Keith Newlin, editor of A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia "Roark Mulligan has edited this monumental novel with sensitivity and care. This edition will become the standard edition that readers and scholars will want to consult."--Clare Virginia Eby, editor of the Dreiser Edition of The Genius and coeditor of The Cambridge Companion to Theodore Dreisershow more

About Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) was a major American novelist of powerful and unstinting realism. His career peaked with a sequence of masterpieces, including Sister Carrie, Jennie Gerhardt, The Financier, and An American Tragedy.Roark Mulligan is an associate professor of English at Christopher Newport University. His research on Theodore Dreiser has been published in American Literary Realism, English Language Notes, Dreiser Studies, and Studies in American Naturalism.show more

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