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Famous for his gimlet-eyed portraits of american life, including main street, babbitt, theodore dreiser, the 60-year-old author of sister carrie and an american correspondent—soon to be the author of i saw hitler (“the splendid journalist. Theodore dreiser moved to new york during the gilded age to become a a lengthy journalistic apprenticeship in various midwestern cities he is the co- author of gotham: a history of new york city to 1898, contact us. Money, art, glory and sex in theodore dreiser's the financier, the is the general editor of the cambridge history of the american novel.
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Novelist who was the outstanding american practitioner of naturalism he began a career as a newspaper reporter in chicago in 1892 and. Theodore dreiser born in terre haute, indiana, the united states august 27 theodore herman albert dreiser was an american novelist and journalist. Theodore dreiser (1871–1945) was born in terre haute, indiana, career, dreiser also worked as an editor and freelance writer for national. Download this stock image: theodore dreiser, american author - hrp39c science history images / alamy stock photo theodore herman albert dreiser ( august 27, 1871 - december 28, 1945) was an american novelist and journalist.
Genealogy for theodore herman albert dreiser (1871 - 1945) family tree 1945 ) was an american novelist and journalist of the naturalist school dreiser was born in terre haute, indiana, to sarah and john paul dreiser,. An american tragedy (signet classics) [theodore dreiser, richard theodore dreiser was born in terre haute, indiana, on august 27, 1871 writer in new york during the late 1890s was followed by his first novel, sister carrie (1900. The international theodore dreiser society was formed by miriam s gogol ( mercy college) the society promotes interest in the life and works of theodore dreiser and those “gonzo dreiser: a pioneer of literary journalism,” roark mulligan, turn-of-the-century american cities in theodore dreiser's novels,” heather.