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Dreiser, Theodore Sister Carrie
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Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie

€ 17.95

Young Caroline Meeber leaves home for the first time and experiences work, love, and the pleasures and responsibilities of independence in late-nineteenth-century Chicago and New York.

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
INTRODUCTION xv(20)
Andrew Delbanco
COMMENTARY xxxv(48)
FOREWORD The Early Adventures of Sister Carrie lxxxiii(4)
PUBLISHER`S NOTE On the Modern Library Edition of "Sister Carrie" lxxxvii
I The Magnet Attracting: A Waif Amid Forces
3(13)
II What Poverty Threatened: Of Granite and Brass
16(9)
III We Question of Fortune: Four-Fifty a Week
25(15)
IV The Spendings of Fancy: Facts Answer with Sneers
40(18)
V A Glittering Night Flower: The Use of a Name
58(10)
VI The Machine and the Maiden: A Knight of To-day
68(17)
VII The Lure of the Material: Beauty Speaks for Itself
85(16)
VIII Intimations by Winter: An Ambassador Summoned
101(11)
IX Convention`s Own Tinder-box: The Eye That Is Green
112(11)
X The Counsel of Winter: Fortune`s Ambassador Calls
123(13)
XI The Persuasion of Fashion: Feeling Guards o`er Its Own
136(14)
XII Of the Lamps of the Mansions: The Ambassador Plea
150(13)
XIII His Credentials Accepted: A Babel of Tongues
163(13)
XIV With Eyes and Not Seeing: One Influence Wanes
176(11)
XV The Irk of the Old Ties: The Magic of Youth
187(16)
XVI A Witless Aladdin: The Gate to the World
203(12)
XVII A Glimpse Through the Gateway: Hope Lightens the Eye
215(12)
XVIII Just over the Border: A Hail and Farewell
227(9)
XIX An Hour in Elfland: A Clamour Half Heard
236(18)
XX The Lure of the Spirit: The Flesh in Pursuit
254(12)
XXI The Lure of the Spirit: The Flesh in Pursuit
266(7)
XXII The Blaze of the Tinder: Flesh Wars with the Flesh
273(16)
XXIII A Spirit in Travail: One Rung Put Behind
289(16)
XXIV Ashes of Tinder: A Face at the Window
305(7)
XXV Ashes of Tinder: The Loosing of Stays
312(8)
XXVI The Ambassador Fallen: A Search for the Gate
320(16)
XXVII When Waters Engulf Us We Reach for a Star
336(15)
XXVIII A Pilgrim, an Outlaw: The Spirit Detained
351(15)
XXIX The Solace of Travel: The Boats of the Sea
366(18)
XXX The Kingdom of Greatness: The Pilgrim Adream
384(12)
XXXI A Pet of Good Fortune: Broadway Flaunts Its Joys
396(14)
XXXII The Feast of Belshazzar: A Seer to Translate
410(20)
XXXIII Without the Walled City: The Slope of the Years
430(12)
XXXIV The Grind of the Millstones: A Sample of Chaff
442(13)
XXXV The Passing of Effort: The Visage of Care
455(15)
XXXVI A Grim Retrogression: The Phantom of Chance
470(15)
XXXVII The Spirit Awakens: New Search for the Gate
485(12)
XXXVIII In Elf Land Disporting: The Grim World Without
497(14)
XXXIX Of Lights and of Shadows: The Parting of Worlds
511(16)
XL A Public Dissension: A Final Appeal
527(12)
XLI The Strike
539(23)
XLII A Touch of Spring: The Empty Shell
562(14)
XLIII The World Turns Flatterer: An Eye in the Dark
576(12)
XLIV And This Is Not Elfland: What Gold Will Not Buy
588(14)
XLV Curious Shifts of the Poor
602(21)
XLVI Stirring Troubled Waters
623(15)
XLVII The Way of the Beaten: A Harp in the Wind
638
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
659 pagina's
Januari 1999
612 gram
203 x 133 x 44 mm
Modern Library us

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