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Sister Carrie
"A Strangely Strong Novel
in a Queer Milieu"
Curated by Nancy M. Shawcross
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
University of Pennsylvania

Theodore Dreiser
The Bulwark
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1946
Begun in the fall of 1914, The Bulwark was not completed until May 1945. It concerns the financial and moral difficulties faced by a Quaker in light of changing times. The central character is a conservative Philadelphia Quaker who fails to hold back change. The novel speaks to the ever-widening gap created by modern man's abandonment of religion and his increasing dependence on technological and materialistic standards.

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