by Theodore Dreiser
Publisher: Feedbooks 1915
Number of pages: 728
Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality.
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by Theodore Dreiser - Harper & Brothers
Novel by Theodore Dreiser, it exemplifies the naturalism of which Dreiser was a proponent, telling the unhappy story of a working-class woman who accepts all the adversity life visits on her and becomes the mistress of two wealthy and powerful men.
by Theodore Dreiser - Harper
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by Theodore Dreiser - Feedbooks
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