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The Resource An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser ; with an afterword by Irving Howe

An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser ; with an afterword by Irving Howe

Label
An American tragedy
Title
An American tragedy
Statement of responsibility
by Theodore Dreiser ; with an afterword by Irving Howe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On one level, An American Tragedy is the story of the corruption and destruction of one man, Clyde Griffiths, who forfeits his life in desperate pursuit of success. On a deeper, more profound level, the novel represents a massive portrayal of the society whose values both shape Clyde's tawdry ambitions and seal his fate
Summary
The author's classic vision of the dark side of American life looks at the failings of the American dream, in the story of the rise and fall of Clyde Griffiths, who sacrifices everything in his desperate quest for success
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
024929
Cataloging source
HCO
Dewey number
813/.5/2
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1240
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser ; with an afterword by Irving Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18042384
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
828 pages
Isbn
9780451520432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
fxc92006380
Label
An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser ; with an afterword by Irving Howe
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18042384
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
828 pages
Isbn
9780451520432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
fxc92006380

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