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Theodore Dreiser: American editor and novelist

Alan L. Paley

Theodore Dreiser: American editor and novelist

by Alan L. Paley

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Published by SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Editors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Authors, American.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life and analyzes the works of the controversial twentieth-century American novelist, Theodore Dreiser.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 31-32.

      Statementby Alan L. Paley.
      SeriesOutstanding personalities, no. 55
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 Z77
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5430950M
      LC Control Number73077603

      One of the most important literary figures of the first decade of the twentieth century, Theodore Dreiser, was born in Much of his career was spent in journalism, including a period working for the Pittsburgh would become best known for his massive novels, including An American Tragedy (),Jennie Gerhardt (), and Sister Carrie ().   The best novels: No 33 – Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser () Theodore Dreiser was no stylist, but there's a terrific momentum to his unflinching novel about a country girl's American dream.

      FEW American novels have been launched into the stream of naturalism and literary history as decisively as Theodore Dreiser's ''Sister Carrie,'' first published with great reluctance by Doubleday, Page and Company in and reprinted many times since. It is now published anew by the University of Pennsylvania Press in an augmented text that. Books by Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser Average rating 82, ratings 3, reviews shelved , times Showing 30 distinct works.

      The Financier by Theodore Dreiser. The Financier () is Dreiser's first novel in the Trilogy of Desire, followed by The Titan (), and The Stoic (). The series is based on the life of Chicago streetcar tycoon, Charles Tyson Yerkes. The accompanying portrait of Yerkes is by Jan van Beers (). List of books by Theodore Dreiser available to read on Bookmate. Now we have 15 works, including: An American Tragedy, Sister Carrie, The Financier, Jennie Gerhardt, The .


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Theodore Dreiser: American editor and novelist by Alan L. Paley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Theodore Dreiser, (born Aug. 27,Terre Haute, Ind., U.S.—died Dec. 28,Hollywood, Calif.), novelist who was the outstanding American practitioner of naturalism. He was the leading figure in a national literary movement that replaced the observance of Victorian notions of propriety with the unflinching presentation of real-life.

This Library of America volume contains the novel that is the culmination of Theodore Dreiser's elementally powerful fictional art. A tremendous bestseller when it was first published inAn American Tragedy takes as point of departure a notorious murder case of one among many that Dreiser studied in preparation.5/5(5).

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Books by Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser Average rating 83, ratings 3, reviews shel times Showing 30 distinct works. An American Tragedy is a novel by American writer Theodore began the manuscript in the summer ofbut a year later abandoned most of that text.

It was based on the notorious murder of Grace Brown in and the trial of her lover. In Dreiser returned to the project, and with the help of his wife Helen and two editor-secretaries, Louise Campbell and Sally Kusell, he Author: Theodore Dreiser. For a century, Theodore Dreiser has represented for many readers a rebellious modernism whose novels both critiqued the American dream and embodied a bleakly deterministic perception of life.

His first novel, Sister Carrie (), was reluctantly published and then ignored by its publisher, who thought the book immoral. Another publisher withdrew his fifth novel, The Genius (), rather than 1/5(1).

Theodore Dreiser staked his reputation on fearless expression in his fiction, but he never was more outspoken than when writing about American politics, which he did prolifically.

Although he is remembered primarily as a novelist, the majority of his twenty-seven books were nonfiction treatises. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser () was an American novelist and journalist best known for his pioneer work in the naturalist school.

His writing often portrays characters whose strength lies not in their moral code or ethics, but instead in their absolute persistence as they are confronted by all obstacles; their unwillingness to yield. This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Novels of Theodore Dreiser – 7 Modern Classics" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.

Table of Contents: Sister Carrie Jennie Gerhardt The Financier The Titan The "Genius" An American. An American Tragedy, novel by Theodore Dreiser, published in It is a complex and compassionate account of the life and death of a young antihero named Clyde novel begins with Clyde’s blighted background, recounts his path to success, and culminates in his apprehension, trial, and execution for book was called by one influential critic “the worst-written great.

On September 6,Theodore Dreiser noted in his diary: “I work on ‘An American Tragedy’ till 4 P.M.” He was living obscurely in Hollywood when he began writing the novel considered to be his greatest and one of the most important American novels of the twentieth century.

At 49, he was at a low point in his career. This auction is for: Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser Novel. The Book is in good condition and it has pages.

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Sister Carrie is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior. Introduction from the book: THE EARLY ADVENTURES OF SISTER CARRIE.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, literature story are Clyde Griffiths, Elvira Griffiths. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Theodore Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school.

His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a firm moral code, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency.

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Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (Aug – Decem ) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency.

Theodre Dreiser was born into a large and impoverished German American family in Terre Haute, Indiana, in He began his writing career as a reporter, working for newspapers in Chicago.

Pittsburg, and St. Louis, until an editor friend, Arthur Henry, suggested he write a novel. The result was.Theodore Dreiser (–) was a major American novelist of powerful and unstinting realism.

His career peaked with a sequence of masterpieces, including Sister Carrie, Jennie Gerhardt, The Financier, and An American Tragedy. Jude Davies is a professor of American literature and culture at the University of Winchester.

He is the coauthor of Gender, Ethnicity, and Sexuality in Contemporary.Theodore Dreiser. AKA Herman Theodore Dreiser. An American Tragedy. Birthplace: Terre Haute, IN Location of death: Hollywood, CA Cause of death: unspecified Remains.

Early and fervent support for Dreiser's writing was given by critic H. L. Mencken, who did not slack in his praise of Jennie Gerhardt: "In November,my article in The Born: