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Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert, 1871-1945



  • Existence: 1871 - 1945

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser was born on August 27, 1871. He attended Indiana University between 1889-1890. Dreiser worked as a writer for the Chicago Globe and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. He published his first novel "Sister Carrie" in 1900. His first commercial success was "An American Tragedy" which was published in 1925. Dreiser also wrote poetry and short stories. As a committed socialist, he wrote several nonfiction books on political issues. Dreiser died on December 28, 1945.

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Theodore Dreiser letters

Identifier: MS-94
Overview Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945), novelist and journalist. The collection consists of letters to H.G. Rugg concerning lecturing, to Grant Richards concerning a trip to Europe in 1911-1912 and publication of his books, as well as to C.S. Hoagland concerning a motoring accident and bootleg whiskey