Theodore Dreiser,Larzer Ziff's The Financier (Meridian classics) PDF

By Theodore Dreiser,Larzer Ziff

A grasp of gritty naturalism, Theodore Dreiser explores the corruption of the yankee dream in The Financier.

Frank Cowperwood, a fiercely formidable businessman, emerges because the very embodiment of greed as he relentlessly seeks pride in wealth, girls, and tool. As Cowperwood offers and double-deals, betrays and is in flip betrayed, his upward push and fall come to symbolize the yank good fortune tale stripped all the way down to brutal realities-a fight for spoils with no judgment of right and wrong or pity. Dreiser's 1912 vintage continues to be an unsparing social critique in addition to a devastating personality research of 1 of the main unforgettable American businessmen in twentieth-century literature.

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