4 edition of Jennie Gerhardt found in the catalog.
|Statement||Theodore Dreiser ; with an introduction by Alfred Kazin|
|Series||The Laurel Dreiser|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||414 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||414|
Jennie Gerhardt was Theodore Dreiser's second novel and his first true commercial success. Today it is generally regarded as one of his three best novels, along with Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy. But the text of Jennie Gerhardt heretofore known to readers is quite different from the text as Dreiser originally wrote it. Title: Jennie Gerhardt Author: Theodore Dreiser Release Date: [EBook #] Last updated: Janu Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK JENNIE GERHARDT *** Produced by James Adcock.
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Jennie Gerhardt is set in much later times the turn of the nineteenth/twentieth century, and the heroine is once again an Nathaniel Hawthorne’s book is set in the past, and it shows how a woman who gets pregnant outside marriage is ostracised by society.4/5.
Theodore Dreiser’s ‘Jennie Gerhardt’ focuses on a beautiful young girl from a poor family living in Columbus, Ohio. Desperately trying to earn some money to keep the Jennie Gerhardt book fed whilst Jennie’s father is sick, Jennie’s mother is taken on Jennie Gerhardt book cleaner at a local hotel and, when Jennie begins working there, she meets Senator Brander, a /5(45).
Jennie Gerhardt, novel by Theodore Dreiser, published in It exemplifies the naturalism of which Dreiser was a proponent, telling the unhappy story of a working-class woman who accepts all the adversity life visits on her and becomes the mistress of two wealthy and powerful men in order toWritten: Free download or read online Jennie Gerhardt pdf (ePUB) book.
The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Theodore Dreiser. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are.
The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. 8 rows Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Jennie Gerhardt, by Theodore Dreiser, was published in In it, the eponymous protagonist, Jennie Gerhardt, travels from country life with her family to city life, moving from destitution to a.
Written in the early 19th century, "Jennie Gerhardt" may be a difficult book understand because of the different customs and social ideals. Many things that happen in this book (moving in with a man unwed, bearing a bastard child) may be accepted these days, but during the time this book was written, it was humiliating for a s: 1.
Jennie Gerhardt was Theodore Dreiser's second novel and his first true commercial success. Today it is generally regarded as one of his three best novels, along with Sister Carrie and An American. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.
This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser. Theodore Dreiser’s Jennie Gerhardt () follows the plight of a socially.
Jennie Gerhardt is the tragic story of an innocent, caring, beautiful young girl from an extremely poor family who throughout her life is drawn into affairs with two different men from a much higher social class.
How members of her family, the family of one of the wealthy men, and society in general react to her situation is the basis of this. In the University of Pennsylvania Press published a new edition of Theodore Dreiser's second novel, Jennie original published text was altered significantly from the author's intentions: its sexual energy was short-circuited, its criticisms of organized religion were blunted, its language was smoothed and sentimentalized, and, most important, Jennie Gerhardt was reduced to a Cited by: 2.
Jennie Gerhardt (published in ) typifies Dreiser's depiction of unaccepted aspects of life in that era, such as sexual promiscuity. He was often forced to battle against censorship regarding his novels.
Jennie is a destitute young woman who meets Senator George Brander while 5/5(1). Jennie Gerhardt By: Theodore Dreiser () This is a story of an innocent, caring, beautiful young girl from and extremely poor family who throughout her life is drawn into affairs with two different men from a much higher social class.3/5(2).
Excerpt [uncorrected, not for citation]. A Note on the Text. The text of this paperback edition of Jennie Gerhardt reproduces the Pennsylvania Edition of the novel, first published in by the University of Pennsylvania Press. That edition is an eclectic text prepared in accordance with the principles of Greg-Bowers-Tanselle copy-text editing; it represents an attempt to reconstruct an.
This edition of Dreiser's JENNIE GERHARDT attempts to "correct" the text that appeared in when the book was first published. Back then the editors at Harper's agreed to publish the novel only if they could make substantial changes to the text, softening Dreiser's criticisms of organized religion and the rich, and diluting the "immoral" behavior of the main character.5/5(5).
Dive into a gripping historical romance from master of naturalism Theodore Dreiser. Things appear to be looking up for downtrodden maid Jennie Gerhardt when she meets and falls in love with a dashing senator. However, soon after their romance blossoms, her new lover is ripped away, leaving Jennie destitute and pregnant.
How will she make it in the world all alone?Released on: dt tearfully suspected the source, but said nothing. Jennieknew, by instinct, the author of it all. The afternoon of the day after Christmas Brander encountered themother in the hotel, Jennie having been left at home to look after thehouse.
"How do you do, Mrs. Gerhardt," he exclaimed genially extending hishand. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this seller | Contact this seller Jennie Gerhardt (Pine Street Books) Theodore Dreiser.
Published by University of. Gerhardt arose at four, and still shehesitated, knowing full well that Jennie would soon return and thatthe specially prepared occasion would then be lost. It is almostcertain that she would not have had the courage to say anything if hehimself had not brought up the subject of Jennie's appearance.
Jennie feared, as Veronica hinted, that she and William would go to live with Martha, who was installed in a boarding-house in Cleveland, and that Gerhardt would be left alone. He was such a pathetic figure to her, with his injured hands and his one ability-that of being a. Read CHAPTER X of Jennie Gerhardt, A Novel, free online book, by Theodore Dreiser, on Add to Bookshelf.
CHAPTER X The world into which Jennie was thus unduly thrust forth was that in which virtue has always vainly struggled since time immemorial; for virtue is the wishing well and the doing well unto others.Jennie Gerhardt (Pine Street Books) May 1,University of Pennsylvania Press Paperback in English - 1st Pine Street Books Ed edition.
Jennie Gerhardt was Theodore Dreiser's second novel and his first true commercial success. Today it is generally regarded as one of his three best novels, along with Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy.4/4(4).