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An American tragedy
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Published:
Cutchogue, New York : Buccanneer Books, c1976.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
814 pages ; 23 cm.
Status:
Annex - Adult Fiction
Fiction Dreiser
Description
On one level, An American Tragedy, 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, however, the novel represents a massive portrayal of the society whose values both shape Clyde's tawdry ambitions and seal his fate: it is an unsurpassed depiction of the harsh realities of American life and of the dark side of the American Dream. Extraordinary in scope and power, vivid in its sense of wholesale human waste, unceasing in its rich compassion, An American Tragedy stands as the supreme achievement of a writer who ranks, in the worlds of Irving Howe, among the American giants, one of the very few American giants we have had.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0899667090
Reading Level:
UG
Level 8.5, 65 Points
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dreiser, T. (1976). An American tragedy. Cutchogue, New York: Buccanneer Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. 1976. An American Tragedy. Cutchogue, New York: Buccanneer Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945, An American Tragedy. Cutchogue, New York: Buccanneer Books, 1976.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dreiser, Theodore. An American Tragedy. Cutchogue, New York: Buccanneer Books, 1976. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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