TITLE

"And Then Rose for the First Time": Repetition and Doubling in An American Tragedy

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Lee Clark
PUB. DATE
September 1985
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1985, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the use of repetition and doubling in the novel "An American Tragedy," by Theodore Dreiser. Description of the death of main character Roberta Alden; Reason for the scant attention given to the novel's repetitive patterns; Analysis of the characters in the novel.
ACCESSION #
15746702

 

Related Articles

  • Ending Badly. O'Rourke, William A. // American Book Review;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p9 

    Reviews the book "An American Tragedy," by Theodore Dreiser.

  • Dreiser: The Last Chapter. Mayberry, George // New Republic;4/1/46, Vol. 114 Issue 13, p449 

    Reviews two books by Theodore Dreiser. "The Bulwark"; "An American Tragedy," introduced by H.L. Mencken.

  • An American Tragedy (Book). Whipple, T. K. // New Republic;3/17/26, Vol. 46 Issue 589, p113 

    Reviews the book "An American Tragedy," by Theodore Dreiser.

  • From low-cost, detachable collars to American high culture: Dreiser's rhetoric of cloth. Mulligan, Roark // English Language Notes;Dec97, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p64 

    Analyses Theodore Dreiser's placement of Clyde Griffiths in a detachable collar factory in the book titled `An American Tragedy.' Use of an actual crime as basis for the story; Success in masking an attempt to create irony; Significance of the detachable shirt collar as a complex symbol.

  • Social Deconstruction and An American Tragedy. Saint Jean, Shawn // Dreiser Studies;Spring97, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p3 

    Evaluates the social criticism of Theodore Dreiser in his novel 'An American Tragedy.' Significance of his work to the concept of communism; Emphasis on the social relevance of the execution of Clyde, a character in the story; Analysis of the theme and plot of the story.

  • Dreiser's Stamping Room: Becoming Media in An American Tragedy. MARSHALL, KATE // Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Summer2013, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p234 

    An essay on Theodore Dreiser's best-selling novel "An American Tragedy" viewed within the histories of the modernist novel and its medial legacies is presented. It claims that the novel looks like a factory novel, with a collar factory as the focus and which becomes the object of interest when...

  • Theodore Dreiser and the criminal justice system in An American Tragedy. Trigg, Sally Day // Studies in the Novel;Winter90, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p429 

    Discusses the issue of the criminal justice system in Theodore Dreiser's `An American Tragedy.' Influences and internal characteristics that shaped Clyde; Response of society to Clyde's actions; Goal of the ideal trial.

  • Sister Carrie/An American Tragedy (Book Review). Hussman, Lawrence E. // Dreiser Studies;Spring2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p64 

    Reviews two books by Theodore Dreiser with an introduction by Richard Lingeman. `Sister Carrie'; `An American Tragedy.'

  • An American Tragedy. Dunleavy, Linda // Dreiser Studies;Winter2003, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p123 

    Reviews the book "An American Tragedy," by Theodore Dreiser.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics