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Author Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.
Title Political writings [electronic resource] / Theodore Dreiser ; edited by Jude Davies.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011.
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Description xxix, 321 p. : ill.
Series Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. Selections. 1988.
Note This volume gathers Dreiser's most important political writings from his journalism, memoirs, and long out-of-print books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART 1: 1895-1910 -- Historical Commentary -- America, Europe, and Cuba -- Women's Suffrage -- The Toil of the Laborer -- Helps the Municipality Owes the Housewife -- The Problem of the Dying Baby -- The State of the Negro -- The Day of Special Priviledges -- The Death of Francisco Ferrer -- PART 2: 1911-1928 -- Historical Commentary -- From "The Girl in the Coffin" -- From "Life, Art and America" -- American Idealism and German Frightfulness -- From "More Democracy or Less? An Inquiry" -- Dreiser Sees No Progress -- A Word Concerning Birth Control -- Contribution to "The Rights of a Columnist: A Symposium on the Case of Heywood Broun versus the New York World" -- From "Dreiser Looks at Russia" -- PART 3: 1929-1937 -- Historical Commentary -- Dreiser Discusses Dewey Plan -- John Reed Club Answer -- Mooney and America -- On the Communists and Their Platform -- The American Press and American Political Prisoners -- Speech on the Scottsboro Case -- Interview with Nazife Osman Pasha -- From "Tragic America" -- Introduction to "Harlan Miners Speak: Report on Terrorism in the Kentucky Coal Fields" -- America -- The Child and the School -- Editorial Note on the New Deal and Soviet Policy -- The "Is Dreiser Anti-Semitic?" Correspondence -- Flies and Locusts -- "They Shall Not Die" Indicts North as Well as the South -- Contribution to "Where We Stand" -- Dreiser Denies He Is Anti-Semitic -- Contribution to "What Is Americanism? A Symposium on Marxism and the American Tradition" -- Epic Technologists Must Plan -- Mea Culpa -- Statement on Russia and the Struggle against Fascism in Spain -- Contribution to Symposium, "Is Leon Trotsky Guilty?" -- From "A Conversation: Theodore Dreiser and John Dos Passos" -- PART 4: 1938-1945 -- Historical Commentary -- War Is a Racket -- Equity Between Nations -- American Democracy Against Fascism -- Loyalist Spain: July 1938 -- Statement on Anti-Semitism -- The Dawn Is in the East -- From "Civilization: Where? What?" -- Theodore Dreiser and the Free Press -- From "America Is Worth Saving" -- From "Writers Declare: We Have A War To Win" -- Broadcast to the People of Europe -- Broadcast to the People of Germany -- What to Do -- Theodore Dreiser Joins Communist Party -- Interdependence.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 -- Political and social views.
Added Author Davies, Jude, 1965-
ebrary, Inc.
Added Title Theodore Dreiser : political writings
ISBN 9780252035852 (hardcover alk. paper)
0252035852 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780252090127 (e-book)
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