Theodore Dresier, 2 Vol. set, by Richard Lingeman
Hardcover, 2 volume set.
Very Good condition. Dust jackets in protective mylar.
Volume 1: At the Gates of the City 1871-1907. The story of this authors early life.
Volume 2: An American Journey
Comprehensive edition of the definitive Dreiser biography. Tells the story of his writer's crisis after the initial failure of Sister Carrie and how he survived it to become one of the most influential American writers. Offers glimpses of journalism in the pre-Yellow and Yellow eras and of 20th century literary tides and social crosscurrents. Chronicles Dreiser's personal history through the backdrop of America in the age of enterprise and the age of progressivism.