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Dreiser, Theodore 1871-1945

Works: 2,367 works in 7,825 publications in 35 languages and 189,979 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Didactic fiction  Biographies  Psychological fiction  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legal stories  Bildungsromans 
Subject Headings: Novelists, American  Journalists 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Honoree, Scenarist, Lyricist, Contributor, Author of dialog, Originator, Dedicatee, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3507.R55, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Theodore Dreiser
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Most widely held works by Theodore Dreiser
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

753 editions published between 1850 and 2019 in 23 languages and held by 14,927 WorldCat member 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 )

628 editions published between 1925 and 2019 in 20 languages and held by 9,898 WorldCat member 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
The financier by Theodore Dreiser( )

218 editions published between 1912 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 5,661 WorldCat member 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
Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

294 editions published between 1911 and 2019 in 18 languages and held by 5,206 WorldCat member 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 Titan by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

242 editions published between 1914 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 3,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "genius" by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

160 editions published between 1915 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreiser's semi-autobiographical novel about a young man's unhappy marriage, adulterous relationships, and struggle to retain his artistic integrity
Sister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve men by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents his first two novels and an early, little-known collection of portraits about men he knew
Best short stories of Theodore Dreiser by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

42 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Carrie; an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member 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
Ida Hauchawout by Theodore Dreiser( )

8 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve men by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

107 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,791 WorldCat member 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 bulwark : a novel by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

65 editions published between 1916 and 1999 in 8 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member 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
Harlan miners speak : report on terrorism in the Kentucky coal fields by National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners( )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dreiser Committee, including writers Theodore Dreiser, John Dos Passos, and Sherwood Anderson, investigated the desperate situation of striking Kentucky miners in November 1931. When the Communist-led National Miners Union competed against the more conservative United Mine Workers of America for greater union membership, class resentment turned to warfare. Harlan Miners Speak, originally published in 1932, is an invaluable record that illustrates the living and working conditions of the miners during the 1930s. This edition of Harlan Miners Speak, with a new introduction by noted historian
The stoic by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

55 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the story of the building of the London subway system, based on real-life tycoon Charles Yerkes
Free and other stories by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

70 editions published between 1918 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a first-edition copy of Theodore Dreiser's Free and Other Stories, the author's first collection of short stories, published in 1918. The volume includes "Married," "When the Old Century Was New," "A Story of Stories," "The Second Choice" and other early short stories
Plays of the natural and the supernatural by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

51 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 WorldCat member 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'."
A gallery of women by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

44 editions published between 1929 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fifteen semi-fictionalized biographical sketches of women
Theodore Dreiser : a selection of uncollected prose by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The color of a great city by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

39 editions published between 1923 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief descriptive sketches of New York as it was between 1900 and 1914 or '15
Chains : lesser novels and stories by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

32 editions published between 1921 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories by Theodore Dreiser
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Sister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve men
An American tragedyThe financierJennie GerhardtThe TitanThe "genius"Sister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve menBest short stories of Theodore DreiserSister Carrie; an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism
Alternative Names
Decaisai 1871-1945

Decaise 1871-1945

Direyser, S. 1871-1945

Draĭzer, Teodor

Draĭzer, Teodor 1871-1945

Draizeris T.

Draizeris Teodoras

Draizers, Teodors 1871-1945

Drajzer, Teodor.

Drajzer, Teodor 1871-1945

Drajzer, Tiodor

Dreiser, Herman Theodore 1871-1945

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Dreiser T. H. A.

Dreiser T. H. A. 1871-1945

Dreiser, Teodor.

Dreiser, Teodor, 1871-1945

Dreiser, Teodore Herman Albert

Dreiser, Teodoro 1871-1945

Dreiser, Theodor

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Dreiser Theodore

Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert

Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert 1871-1945

Dreizer, Teodor 1871-1945

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Dreizeris Teodoras

Dreizers, T. 1871-1945

Dreizers, T. (Teodors), 1871-1945

Dreizers, Teodors 1871-1945

Dreyser 1871-1945

Dŭraijŏ, Shiŏdŏ 1871-1945

Dŭraijŏ, Siŏdŏ 1871-1945

Teodor Drajzer

Teodor Drayzer

Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser americký prozaik, novinár a dramatik

Theodore Dreiser Amerikaans schrijver

Theodore Dreiser écrivain américain

Theodore Dreiser Novelist, journalist

Theodore Dreiser Periodista, escriptor

Theodore Dreiser scrittore e poeta statunitense

Theodore Dreiser skönlitterär författare

Theodore Dreiser US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Драйзер Г. Т

Драйзер Г. Т. 1871-1945

Драйзер Т

Драйзер, Т 1871-1945

Драйзер, Т. (Теодор), 1871-1945

Драйзер, Теодор

Драйзер, Теодор 1871-1945

Теодор Драйзер

Теодор Драйзер американский писатель и общественный деятель

Теодор Драйзер американський письменник

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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