The trouble with Dreiser Harper and the editing of Jennie Gerhardt by Annemarie Koning Whaley

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Published by Cambria Press in Amherst, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dreiser, Theodore, -- 1871-1945. -- Criticism, Textual,
  • Dreiser, Theodore, -- 1871-1945 -- Manuscripts,
  • Manuscripts, American -- Editing

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAnnemarie Koning Whaley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 J438 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687753M
ISBN 109781604976434
LC Control Number2009033105
OCLC/WorldCa432315133

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This beautiful book is one of numbered copies, printed on hand-made Kaijyo Kami paper and bound in cloth. The book is signed both by Dreiser and by the illustrator, Robert Fawcett. Pages are deckle-edged. The book is in a slip case which shows some wear and has a 2" separation between the top and the sides at the front.

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