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Theodore Dreiser, Collection By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at... More > 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 (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925). It was made into a 1952 film by William Wyler, which starred Laurence Olivier and Jennifer Jones. Dreiser was often forced to battle against censorship because his depiction of some aspects of life, such as sexual promiscuity, offended authorities and challenged popular opinion. In this ebook: Sister Carrie, 1900 The Financier, 1912 The "Genius", 1915 Jennie Gerhardt, 1911 The Titan, 1914 Twelve Men, 1919 Free and Other Stories (1918)< Less
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser By T. Dreiser / G. Dubois PDF
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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser with illustrations. It is one of the books included in "1001 Books You Should Read Before You Die" list. It was published in 1900 so it is the first book... More > recommended for the 20th century.< Less
The Financier By Theodore Dreiser
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The Financier By Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie (Illustrated) By Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie is the story of a beautiful Midwestern girl who makes it big in New York City. The book gained a reputation as a shocker for Dreiser had dared to give the public a heroine whose... More > "cosmopolitan standard of virtue" brings her from Wisconsin, with four dollars in her purse, to a suite at the Waldorf and glittering fame as an actress. With "Sister Carrie Dreiser told a tale not "sufficiently delicate" for many of its first readers and critics, but which is now universally recognized as one of the greatest and most influential American novels.< Less
The Genius (Illustrated) By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple... More > conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It was not released until 1923, and thereafter the episode confirmed Dreiser's status as a writer ahead of his time.< Less
The Titan By Theodore Dreiser
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The "Genius" By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple... More > conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It was not released until 1923, and thereafter the episode confirmed Dreiser's status as a writer ahead of his time.< Less
The Financier: A Novel By Theodore Dreiser
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (/ˈdraɪsər,... More > -zər/; August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) 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. Dreiser's best known novels include Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925). In 1930 he was nominated to the Nobel Prize in Literature.Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Sarah Maria (née Schanab) and John Paul Dreiser. John Dreiser was a German immigrant from Mayen in the Eifel region, and Sarah was from the Mennonite farming community near Dayton, Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Dreiser< Less
The Genius By Theodore Dreiser
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Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple... More > conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its sale was immediately prohibited by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. It was not released until 1923, and thereafter the episode confirmed Dreiser's status as a writer ahead of his time.< Less