A Book about Theodore Dreiser and his work.

  • 24 Pages
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  • English

Folcroft Library Editions , [Folcroft, Pa.]
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945., Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biogr
LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 Z59 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5419310M
ISBN 100841428913
LC Control Number73012228

A book about Theodore Dreiser and his work by [Dreiser, Theodore], Sherwood Anderson, Edgar Lee Masters and H L Mencken COVID Update Aug Biblio is open and shipping orders. : A Book About Theodore Dreiser and His Work: First edition. 12mo.

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Stapled stiff paper wrappers. Tiny initials on the front wrap, a little light edgewear, a very good or better copy. Boni & Liveright promotional pamphlet quoting from reviews and appreciations by H.L. Mencken, Sherwood Anderson and Edgar Lee Masters.

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First Edition 24 mo. First (separate) edition. A tiny booklet done up for advertising purposes, it includes comments on Dreiser by Sherwood Anderson, Edgar Lee Masters, H.

Mencken as well as blurbs about his books and a. : A Hoosier Holiday ( Travel Biography): Theodore Dreiser, Franklin Booth, Douglas Brinkley: Books/5(2).

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. A fresh and unusual study of Dreiser which stresses the political and philosophical theories basic to his novels.

Theodore Dreiser, one of our foremost writers, has been read and reread, and abundant biographical details have been made known to shed light on his work. Yet what has remained to be done is what Richard Lehan has done here in this fresh and unusual portrait of Dreiser—to re.

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Written by Theodore Dreiser inA Book about Theodore Dreiser and his work. book presents his view that class distinctions, inherited wealth, and stringent social restrictions make a mockery of the so-called American Dream of a meritocracy.4/5(K).

Theodore Dreiser later resented his father for the family?s poverty. At the age of fifteen Dreiser moved to Chicago and held jobs washing dishes, clerking a hardware store, and tracing freight cars.

Dreiser fortunately was able to escape when a former teacher offered to send him to Indiana University at Bloomington for a year. He soon became. Theodore has been praised for challenging the status quo of his era and forcing his readers to confront the ills of their society, with some of the best books in his bibliography including: Sister Carrie: Theodore Dreiser’s first novel unravels the tale of Carrie Meeber, a simple country girl who left home at the tender age of 18 to hunt for.

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Dreiser, mythologising his debut, subsequently claimed that Doubleday had effectively suppressed his first novel. The record shows, however, that it. The Financier is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, based on real-life streetcar tycoon Charles r started writing his manuscript inand the following year published the first part of his lengthy work as The Financier.

The second part appeared in as The Titan; the third volume of his Trilogy of Desire was also Dreiser's final novel, The Stoic (). Genre/Form: Publishers' catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Book about Theodore Dreiser and his work.

[New York]: Boni & Liveright, [?]. "Theodore Dreiser, road warrior Dreiser's account of his homecoming will touch a familiar and responsive chord in anyone who has undertaken one In that, as in so much else in this book, as in the great body of all his work, Dreiser in his earnest, heartfelt, clumsy way.

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.

Theodore Dreiser captures the American spirit in his brilliant portrait of early 20th century commerce and society. His observations are as relevant in the early 21st century as they were one hundred years ago. Clyde Griffiths is the hero and the anti-hero of the novel/5(5). 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 - Theodore Dreiser - Works: Dreiser’s first novel, Sister Carrie (), is a work of pivotal importance in American literature despite its inauspicious launching.

It became a beacon to subsequent American writers whose allegiance was to the realistic treatment of any and all subject matter. Sister Carrie tells the story of a rudderless but pretty small-town girl who comes. by THEODORE DREISER (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

The book frustratingly covers only the period up until Dreiser foreswears newspaper work and is about to embark on fiction writing; I'm searching for a sequel if it exists. The poverty of the times (s), the Reviews: 2.

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.

Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy was inspired by an infamous real life criminal case. First published inDreiser chronicles the life of a young man eager to raise his status, but whose recklessness and moral weakness prove to be his undoing.

Raised in poverty by devout missionaries, Clyde Griffiths longs for more. 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.

Dreiser's best known novels include Sister Carrie () and An American Tragedy (). About this Item: Read Books, United Kingdom, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. A BOOK ABOUT MYSELF by THEODORE DREISER. Text extracted from opening pages of book: CHAPTER I.

DURING the year I had been formulating my first dim notion as to what it was I wanted to do in life. Boston University Libraries. Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share.

Social. Mail. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was born on August 27th, in Terre Haute, Indiana, the twelfth of thirteen children, and the ninth of the ten to survive, all of whom were raised as Catholics. Dresier had literary hopes and he was soon working as a journalist for the Chicago Globe newspaper and then moved to the St.

Louis Globe-Democrat. He wrote several well-regarded articles on writers. Free download or read online An American Tragedy pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in December 17thand was written by Theodore Dreiser. 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. In his stories and in such landmark novels as Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser (–) defied literary propriety and broke new ground in American fiction by focusing on life as it is, rather than as it ought to be.

The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Book About Myself, by Theodore Dreiser. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Theodore Dreiser and Sara Osborne White were married in Dreiser cheated on his wife often.

In the yearDreiser's first book, Sister Carrie, was published by Doubleday; through the publisher did nothing to promote the book. One of Doubleday's editors, however, worked with Dreiser, and eventually published a heavily edited version of. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (/ ˈ d r aɪ s ər,-z ər /; Aug – Decem ) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school.

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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.OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: 1.

Reminiscences: Theodore Dreiser / Edgar Lee Masters --An American memory / Ludwig Lewisohn --Portrait of Dreiser / Ford Madox Ford --Some correspondence with Theodore Dreiser / James T.

Farrell Early newspaper reviews The critical battle: The barbaric naturalism of Mr. Dreiser / Stuart P. Sherman --An. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.