Author:Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

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The Way of All Flesh

By: Butler, Samuel; Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2205695

Condition: Fine


1980 Full-Leather. xxx, 588 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser, illustrations by Robert Ward Johnson. The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler which attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex family. It represents a relaxation from the religious outlook from a Calvinistic approach, which is presented as harsh. Butler dared not publish it during his lifetime, but when it... View more info