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By Theodore Dreiser

ISBN-10: 0548008612

ISBN-13: 9780548008614

ISBN-10: 1530505542

ISBN-13: 9781530505548

This quantity was once released in 1914 and is a travelogue of the author's journey to England, France, Italy, Germany and Holland.

About the writer, Theodore Dreiser:
American writer, notable consultant of naturalism, whose novels depict real-life topics in a harsh gentle. Dreiser's novels have been held to be amoral, and he battled all through his occupation opposed to censorship and well known flavor. This all started with "Sister Carrie" (1900). It was once no longer until eventually 1981 that the paintings used to be released in its unique shape. Dreiser's critical main issue used to be with the clash among human wishes and the calls for of society for cloth luck.

"He had a tremendous impact on American literature in the course of the first sector of the century - and for a time he was once American literature, the one author worthy conversing approximately within the similar breath with the eu masters. Out of his passions, contradictions, and sufferings, he wrenched the artwork that was once his salvation from the hungers and depressions that racked him. It used to be no ask yourself that he increased the inventive precept to a godhead and inspired by way of note and instance honest expression in others." (from Theodore Dreiser: An American trip 1908-1945 by way of Richard Lingeman, 1991)

Dreiser wrote novels reflecting his mechanistic view of existence, an idea that held humanity because the sufferer of such ungovernable forces as economics, biology, society, or even likelihood. In his works, traditional morality is unimportant, consciously virtuous habit having little to do with fabric luck and happiness. whereas his kind and language tended to be clumsy and plodding, he performed a massive position in introducing a brand new realism and sexual candor into American fiction. Dreiser was once born right into a huge and bad family members. His schooling was once abnormal, yet, with aid from a sympathetic highschool instructor, he spent the yr 1889-90 on the Univ. of Indiana. After operating as a journalist on numerous midwestern newspapers, in 1894 he went to long island urban, the place he all started a occupation in publishing, finally emerging to the presidency of Butterick guides. **
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Be guaranteed to search for different travelogues and novels from this precise American writer. to call only a few:
- A Hoosier Holiday
- A publication approximately Myself
- The "Genius"

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