dreiser, theodore

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Dreiser, Theodore [(dreye-suhr, dreye-zuhr)]

A twentieth-century American writer who was one of the major exponents of literary naturalism. His first novel, Sister Carrie, and his later masterwork, An American Tragedy, are noted for their frankness and unconventional morality.

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