Category Archives: anti-Semitism

letters about Dreiser and the issue of anti-Semitism, The Nation, 1935

 

 

The Nation, May 15, 1935

 

 

These letters. published in The Nation of May 15, 1935 (see downloadable PDF file above) deal with the issue of anti-Semitism as it pertains to Theodore Dreiser.

 

 

 

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Note:

 

Dreiser scholar Donald Pizer has written extensively about this issue. See:

 

Donald Pizer,  “Dreiser and the Jews,” Dreiser Studies, vol. 35, no. 1 (summer 2004)

Donald Pizer, American Naturalism and the Jews: Garland, Norris, Dreiser, Wharton, and Cather (University of Illinois Press, 2008)

 

 

— Roger W. Smith