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Dreiser

[drahy-ser, -zer] /ˈdraɪ sər, -zər/
noun
1.
Theodore, 1871–1945, U.S. novelist.
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  • A firm friendship sprang up, and Henry conceived a high opinion of Dreiser's ability, and urged him to try a short story.

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  • Mr. Dreiser is at least a phenomenon of psychological interest.

  • There followed a series of acrimonious negotiations, with Dreiser holding resolutely to the letter of his contract.

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  • Dreiser, within his limits, belongs to this sabot-shod company of the elect.

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  • No one, indeed, who reads a Dreiser novel can fail to see the gap separating the author from these half-forgotten forbears.

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  • Here, precisely, is the point of Dreiser's departure from his fellows.

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  • One day, in September, 1899, Dreiser took a sheet of yellow paper and wrote a title at random.

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  • Since then Dreiser has devoted himself wholly to serious work.

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Dreiser

/ˈdraɪsə; -zə/
noun
1.
Theodore (Herman Albert). 1871–1945, US novelist; his works include Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925)
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