‘Dreiser and the Riddle of the Sphinx’
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“Dreiser and the Riddle of the Sphinx”
From the Day’s Journey: A Book of By-Paths and Eddies About St. Louis
By Harry Rosecrans Burke
Saint Louis: The W. H. Miner Co., Inc., 1924
In this chapter, there is a rare recounting of Dreiser during his days as a reporter in St. Louis.
Dreiser lived in St. Louis from 1892 to 1894, during which time he was employed as a reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and the St. Louis Republic.
— posted by Roger W. Smith