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Dreiser and his fiction

Lawrence E. Hussman

Dreiser and his fiction

a twentieth-century quest

by Lawrence E. Hussman

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLawrence E. Hussman, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 Z639 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3505390M
    ISBN 100812278755
    LC Control Number82040493

    Dreiser’s own life provided him with many of the experiences and concerns that he later translated into his fiction. He was born into a large, impoverished family in Terre Haute, Indiana. His father, a German immigrant, tried to make his children conform to strict Old World values and dogmatic Catholicism, but Dreiser and most of his siblings. This page contains details about the Fiction book Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser published in This book is the nd greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by This page also displays the various versions(paperback, hardcover, audio) and prices for the book on

    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. To Dreiser, everything was : $ His short fiction is subsidiary to his novels, and his stories are sometimes capsule versions of his longer fiction, or novels in miniature. Additionally, Dreiser, more interested in literature. Though Dreiser has been criticized for his writing style and lack of formal education, Sister Carrie remains an influential example of naturalism and realism. While it initially did not sell well (fewer than copies) and encountered censorship, it is now considered one of the great American urban novels, which explores the gritty details of human nature, as well as how the process of industrialization affected the Author: Theodore Dreiser.

    The American author Theodore Dreiser is best known for his novels Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy, but die-hard fans (who love him or love to hate him) can find 14 of his short stories online in The Best Short Stories of Theodore Dreiser. Here are five highlights from the collection:Author: Freddie Moore. About Theodore Dreiser. 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 More about Theodore Dreiser. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Theodore Dreiser: His World and His Novels by Richard Daniel Lehan (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .


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Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Dreiser, who began writing for the Ebook Globe after flunking out of Indiana University, is ebook as a trailblazer for his generation.

In his fiction and non-fiction, he tackled subjects that were considered in violation of conventional morality, including Sister Carrie (about a woman who flees the country for Chicago and eventually dabbles.