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Theodore Dreiser

an American journey

by Richard R. Lingeman

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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Lingeman.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 Z6652 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 651 p. :
      Number of Pages651
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1735579M
      ISBN 100471574260
      LC Control Number92040559

      Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser. Enjoy Theodore Dreiser's story about Sister Carrie Meeber, a young country girl from Wisconsin seeking to fulfill her dreams in the big city of Chicago. Sister Carrie explores the cost of material aspirations and introduces a difficult concept for its time: the idea that immorality does have benefits, up to a. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (; Aug – Decem ) 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.

      Theodore Dreiser was born on Aug in Terre Haute, Indiana. Part of a large German-American family, and the ninth of ten children, his childhood was marked by poverty. His father, John Paul, had previously been a cotton mill manager, but a series of unfortunate accidents caused his fortunes to dwindle. Book Summary Filled with fears, tears, and regrets, she is nonetheless determined to make her way in the big city. On the long train ride she meets a .

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