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 (drī′sər, -zər), Theodore Herman Albert 1871-1945.
American writer and editor whose naturalistic novels, such as Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925), portray life as a struggle against ungovernable forces.


(ˈdraɪsə; -zə)
(Biography) Theodore (Herman Albert). 1871–1945, US novelist; his works include Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925)


(ˈdraɪ sər, -zər)

Theodore, 1871–1945, U.S. novelist.
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The story unfolded here principally involves two well-known writers from the early-twentieth century, Theodore Dreiser and Edith Wharton, and three others whom few today read, Robert Grant (1852-1940), Robert Herrick (1868-1938), and Booth Tarkington (1869-1946).
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Indiana-born author Theodore Dreiser took Chicago, and later New York, as they were, with the good and the bad, and recorded them in critically acclaimed realistic prose that rivaled those of Honoree de Balzac and Charles Dickens, outstanding urban interpreters of the nineteenth century.
Eby analyzes Theodore Dreiser's 1915 novel The "Genius," a fictionalization of his marriage to Sara White Dreiser that famously rejected the institution, in relation to a 1911 version titled The Genius.
The young Saul, then called Solomon or Shloimke, spent his free days at the public library reading Theodore Dreiser and Sherwood Anderson.
of Dreiser about eight years ago, and there were two works of
The Game as it is Played": Essays on Theodore Dreiser
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In their works most explicitly concerned with economics Frank Norris and Theodore Dreiser both address the fate of the individual in a marketplace that they construe as fundamentally natural.
Part Two looks at the vast explosion in novel-writing in the years up to the 1920s with writers such as James, Twain, Dreiser, Wharton, as well as with 'dime novels' and immigrant novels.
I thoroughly enjoyed the Theodore Dreiser article and have just purchased a copy of Sister Carrie to read.
American Naturalism and the Jews: Garland, Norris, Dreiser, Wharton, and Cather, by Donald Pizer.