Andrew Delbanco is the author of The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil, Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now, and The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope, all of which were New York Times Notable Books. The Puritan Ordeal won the Lionel Trilling Award from Columbia University. He has edited Writing New England, The Portable Abraham Lincoln, volume two of The Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson (with Teresa Toulouse), and, with Alan Heimert, The Puritans in America. His essays appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The New...Read More
Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: September 12, 2006 Price: $17.00
With Moby-Dick Herman Melville set the standard for the Great American Novel, and with “Bartleby, the Scrivener,” Benito Cereno, and Billy Budd he completed perhapsthe greatest oeuvre of any of our writers. Now Andrew Delbanco, hailed by Time as “America’s best social critic,” uses unparalleled historical and critical perspective to...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: March 2, 1999 Price: $12.95
This Modern Library paperback edition includes a Foreword by the author, an Introduction by Andrew Delbanco, and a Preface by H.L. Mencken. Sister Carrie is Dreiser's great American novel of seduction, a masterpiece of insight into appetite and innocence.
"Such a novel as Sister Carrie stands quite outside the brief traffic of...
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