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Dreiser, Theodore 1871-1945

Overview
Works: 1,766 works in 5,704 publications in 39 languages and 176,599 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Didactic fiction  Romance fiction  Essays  Legal stories 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American  Journalists 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Lyricist, Other, Contributor, Originator, Author of dialog, Honoree, Dedicatee, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3507.R55, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Theodore Dreiser
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
586 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 12,511 libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman from Wisconsin who goes to Chicago, becomes an actress, marries and moves to New York, and when her husband loses his job, returns to the stage
An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
490 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 27 languages and held by 9,607 libraries worldwide
Psychological and social study of an American youth, in Kansas City, Missouri, whose neglected education, poverty and weakness of character make him a criminal. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
229 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,624 libraries worldwide
Jennie Gerhardt was Theodore Dreiser's second novel and his first true commercial success. Today it is generally regarded as one of his three best novels, along with Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy. But the text of Jennie Gerhardt heretofore known to readers is quite different from the text as Dreiser originally wrote it. In the tradition of the University of Pennsylvania Dreiser Edition, James L.W. West III has recaptured the text as it was originally written, restoring it to its complete, unexpurgated form. As submitted to Harper and Brothers in 1911, Jennie Gerhardt was a powerful study of a woman tragically compromised by birth and fate. Harpers agreed to publish the book but was nervous about its subject matter and moral stance. Jennie has an illegitimate child by one man and lives out of wedlock with another - but Dreiser does not condemn her for her behavior. As a requirement for publication, Harpers insisted on cutting and revising the text. Although Dreiser fought against many of the cuts and succeeded in restoring some material, Harpers shortened the text by 16,000 words and completely revised its style and tone. These changes ultimately transformed Jennie Gerhardt from a blunt, carefully documented work of social realism to a touching love story merely set against a social background. Passages critical of organized religion and of the institution of marriage were reduced and altered. Perhaps most important, Jennie's point of view - her innate romantic mysticism - was largely edited out of the text. As a consequence, the central dialectic of the novel was skewed and the narrative thrown out of balance
The financier by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
163 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,976 libraries worldwide
Explores the corruption of the American dream. Frank Cowperwood, a fiercely ambitious businessman, emerges as the very embodiment of greed as he relentlessly seeks satisfaction in wealth, women, and power. As Cowperwood deals and double-deals, betrays and is in turn betrayed, his rise and fall come to represent the American success story stripped down to brutal realities -- a struggle for spoils without conscience or pity
The Titan by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
162 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 2,574 libraries worldwide
THE SETTING IS CHICAGO AND NEW YORK IN THE AGE OF THE ROBBER BARONS; THE PROTAGONIST IS FRANK COWPERWOOD, ALREADY WEALTHY, BUT OUT TO BUILD A FINANCIAL EMPIRE VAST ENOUGH TO SATISFY HIS APPETITE. THE BOOK TRACES HIS CAREER AS HE SEEKS HIS GOAL-ONLY TO FIND HIS MARRIAGE DESTROYED, HIS MISTRESSES LOVELESS, HIS MANSIONS NO BETTER THAN MAUSOLEUMS AND HIS EVERY TRIUMPH A HOLLOW DEFEAT
Sister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve men by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,477 libraries worldwide
Presents his first two novels and an early, little-known collection of portraits about men he knew
The bulwark, a novel by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
70 editions published between 1916 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 2,274 libraries worldwide
The story of a rigidly moral, rich and powerful man, suddenly overwhelmed by the sensual and corrupt ways of a world he never made
The genius by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
121 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,144 libraries worldwide
Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality
Best short stories of Theodore Dreiser by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
57 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,058 libraries worldwide
Five powerful and original stories: "Free," "The Second Choice," "Married," "Nigger Jeff," and "The Lost Phoebe."
Twelve men by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
68 editions published between 1919 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
Although world-famous for his novels Sister Carrie and Jennie Gerhardt, Theodore Dreiser was also highly accomplished in journalism, autobiography, and travel writing. In 1919, having recently accepted the publishing contract of a new publisher, Dreiser proposed to publish a "book of characters" that would collect twelve biographical sketches of individuals who were major influences on Dreiser, both as a man and as a writer. The resulting narratives combine the best attributes of the character sketch, the autobiography, and the short story into miniature masterpieces of prose. The men profiled in Twelve Men are a diverse and colorful group: from Dreiser's equally famous brother, the song-writer Paul Dreiser's ("My Brother Paul"), to the entirely obscure railroad foreman Michael Burke ("The Mighty Rourke"), on whose work crew Dreiser had labored in 1903. The twelve narratives are compelling portraits of the men portrayed, but they also reveal many insights into Dreiser's own life and work
The stoic by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
47 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
Covers the story of the building of the London subway system
Letters of Theodore Dreiser: a selection by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Sponsored by the Dreiser Committee of the University of Pennsylvania Library
A gallery of women by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
60 editions published between 1929 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 925 libraries worldwide
A collection of fifteen semi-fictionalized biographical sketches of women
Plays of the natural and the supernatural by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
43 editions published between 1916 and 2008 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Dreiser is known primarily as a fiction writer and essayist, but he also completed a number of dramatic works. This volume collects together seven of them. Today, Dreiser's plays are very rarely produced, but they still display characteristic features of his style and passions. The volume includes "The Girl in the Coffin," "The Blue Sphere," "Laughing Gas," "In the Dark," "The Light in the Window," "The Spring Recital" and "'Old Ragpicker'."
Theodore Dreiser : a selection of uncollected prose by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
14 editions published between 1062 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Free and other stories by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
45 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Ben shu de shi wu pian duan pian xiao shuo duo xuan zi yu de lai sai yu e guo shi yue ge ming hou chu ban de duan pian xiao shuo ji " zi you ji qi ta gu shi " (1918 nian), " shi er ge ren " (1919 nian), " suo lian " (1927 nian)
The color of a great city by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
35 editions published between 1923 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Brief descriptive sketches of New York as it was between 1900 and 1914 or '15
Notes on life by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 libraries worldwide
"It has long been known that Dreiser devoted much effort during the final two decades of his lfe to the preparation of a major philosophical work which remained unfinished at his death.... The best evidence of Dreiser's later thought would appear to be [t]his treatise, and it is appropriate that Marguerite Tjader and John J. McAleer--the two Dreiserians most sympathetic to the mystical religiosity of the later Dreiser--should make it available in published form." --American Literary Realism
Chains : lesser novels and stories by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
24 editions published between 1921 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Newspaper days by Theodore Dreiser( Book )
29 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Dreiser uses himself as the subject in this autobiographical work. The volume is mostly focused on his early life and career as a journalist. It was republished in 1931 as Newspaper Days
 
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Alternative Names
Decaisai 1871-1945
Decaise 1871-1945
Direyser, S. 1871-1945
Draĭzer, Teodor 1871-1945
Draizers, Teodors 1871-1945
Drajzer, Teodor.
Drajzer, Teodor 1871-1945
Dreiser, Herman Theodore 1871-1945
Dreiser, T.
Dreiser T. 1871-1945
Dreiser T. H. A. 1871-1945
Dreiser, Teodor.
Dreiser, Teodore Herman Albert.
Dreiser, Teodoro 1871-1945
Dreiser, Theodor
Dreiser, Theodor 1871-1945
Dreiser, Theodore
Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert
Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert 1871-1945
Dreizer, Teodor, 1871-1945
Dreizeris, T.
Dreizers, T. 1871-1945
Dreizers, T. (Teodors), 1871-1945
Dreizers, Teodors 1871-1945
Dŭraijŏ, Shiŏdŏ, 1871-1945
Dŭraijŏ, Siŏdŏ 1871-1945
Teodor Drajzer
Teodor Drayzer
Theodore Dreiser Amerikaans schrijver
Theodore Dreiser écrivain américain
Theodore Dreiser Periodista, escriptor
Theodore Dreiser scrittore e poeta statunitense
Theodore Dreiser US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
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Драйзер Г. Т. 1871-1945
Драйзер, Т 1871-1945
Драйзер, Т. (Теодор), 1871-1945
Драйзер Теодор
Драйзер, Теодор 1871-1945
Теодор Драйзер американский писатель и общественный деятель
Тэадор Драйзер
Тэадор Драйзэр
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דריזר, תאודור 1871-1945
דרייזער, תאודור 1871-1945
דרייזר, תיאודור
דרייזר, תיאודור 1871־1945
דרײזער, טעאָדאָר
העת, בנימין, 1896-1975.
תאודור דרייזר
تيودور درايزر، 1871-1945
تئودور درایزر
ثيودور درايزر
دريزر، ثيودور، 1871-1945
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드라이서 1871-1945
드라이서, 시어도어 1871-1945
드라이저 1871-1945
드라이저, 데오도르 1871-1945
드라이저, 디어도어 1871-1945
드라이저, 디오도 1871-1945
드라이저, 시어더 1871-1945
드라이저, 시어도어 1871-1945
드라이져 1871-1945
드라이져, 디어도어 1871-1945
시어도어 드라이저
セオドア・ドライサー
ドライサー
ドライザー, シオドア
ドライサー, セオドア・ハーマン
西奥多·德莱赛
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