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Sister Carrie

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"When a girl leaves home at eighteen, she does one of two things. Either she falls into saving hands and becomes better, or she rapidly assumes the cosmopolitan standard of virtue and becomes worse." With Sister Carrie , first published in 1900, Theodore Dreiser transformed the conventional "fallen woman" story into a genuinely innovative and powerful work of fiction. As he hurled his impressionable midwestern heroine into the throbbing, amoral world of the big city, he revealed, with brilliant insight, the deep and driving forces of American culture: the restless idealism, glamorous materialism, and basic spiritual innocence. Sister Carrie brought American literature into the twentieth century. This volume, which reprints the text Dreiser approved for publication during his lifetime and includes a special appendix discussing his earlier, unedited manuscript, is the original standard edition of one of the great masterpieces of literary realism. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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9780553213744
9781400132706
9781623958701
9781504042383
9781627938822
9781633841673
9781400129058
9781483069531
9781400102709
9781625585837
9780486114231
9780940450417
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
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display_description The controversial classic novel of a young woman's journey from poverty to stardom in capitalist America. Dissatisfied with life in rural Wisconsin, eighteen-year-old Carrie Meeber travels to Chicago. With no money or prospects, her only means of survival is a job in a squalid factory-until Charlie Drouet, a charming, well-dressed man, offers to take her to dinner. Lavishing her with gifts, fine clothes, and her own apartment, Charlie introduces Carrie to a life of wealth and sophistication far removed from the Victorian moralizing of her youth. But when Carrie begins an affair with another man-and a career as an actress-her ambitions and desires reach far beyond what Charlie, or any man, can offer. This eBook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
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subject_facet Actresses -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Dreiser, Theodore, -- 1871-1945. -- Sister Carrie, Electronic books, Mistresses -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Runaway teenagers -- United States -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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