Билингвы и книги на иностранных языках. The tale of Carrie Meebers rise to stardom in the theatre and George Hurstwoods slow decline captures the twin poles of exuberance and exhaustion in modern city life as never before. Either she falls into saving hands and becomes better, or she rapidly assumes the cosmopolitan standard of virtue and becomes worse. This edition uses the 1900 text, which is regarded as the authors final version. Scott Fitzgerald, Saul Bellow, and Joyce Carol Oates. The premier example of American naturalism, Dreisers remarkable first novel has deeply influenced such key writers as William Faulkner, F. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one of two things.