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Autobiographical tendencies in the novels of Theodore Dreiser

by Alice Mary Carroll

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 , published in In large part autobiographical, the novel, set in Harlem, focuses on John Grimes on his 14th birthday in The five sections are told from the perspective of John and three other members of his family and explore John's resentment toward his father, Gabriel, for loving his other brother, Roy, more. This book won immediate and deserved acclaim. Its sequel, A Daughter of the Middle Border (), was less successful, as were Trail-Makers of the Middle Border () and his last historical and autobiographical novels. Theodore Dreiser. American author.

Theodore Dreiser, An American Tragedy Paul Auster, The New York Trilogy E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime Dave Eggers, What Is the What John Steinbeck, In Dubious Battle Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Truman Capote, In Cold Blood Flann O’Brien, At Swim-Two-Birds Jack London, Martin Eden Matthew Gregory Lewis, Matthew Gregory Lewis Matthew Gregory Lewis The English novelist and playwright Matthew Gregory Lewis (), known as Monk Lewis, a popular wri Wyndham Lewis, Lewis, Wyndham Infuriating and erratic, but brilliantly creative, the Canadian-born British artist and writer Wyndham Lewis () was an always Ray Lewis, Lewis, Ray – Professional football.

WALKER, MAGGIE, AND MARK WALKER. Dreiser's "Other Self: The Life of Arthur Henry. McKinley ville, C A: Fithian Press, pp. $ Arthur Henry () is known primarily as the intimate friend who inspired Theodore Dreiser to write Sister Carrie; represented him in negotiations with. Bunner Sisters – critical commentary. Literary naturalism. There was a literary vogue towards the end of the nineteenth century for naturalism – which is characterised by a concentration on everyday, unheroic subjects, often seeking to expose the poverty and misery of existence in contrast to the romantic and heroic treatment of life in traditional fiction.


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