Category Archives: memoirs

important new publications on Dreiser: his relationship with women; recollections of his contemporaries

 

 

Dreiser scholar Donald Pizer has published an important new article: “Dreiser’s Relationships with Women,” American Literary Realism 50:1 (Fall 2017), pp. 63-75.

Professor Pizer has published Theodore Dreiser Recalled, available Clemson University  Press. The book brings together for the first time published and unpublished memoirs about Dreiser. The recollections of Dreiser’s contemporaries focus on Dreiser’s politics, personal life, and literary reception.

Professor Pizer is one of the world’s leading scholars of Dreiser and of literary naturalism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lester Cohen, “Theodore Dreiser: A Personal Memoir”

 

 

Lester Cohen, “Theodore Dreiser: A Personal Memoir,” Discovery  no. 4 (1954), pp. 99-126

 

 

Lester Cohen, ‘Theodore Dreiser, A Personal Memoir’

 

 

 

selections re Dreiser from the diary of Elenaor Anderson

 

 

selections from The Diary of Eleanor Anderson

 

 

 

Posted above as a downloadable Word document:

“Selections from The Diary of Eleanor Anderson, 1933-1940,” compiled by Hilbert H. Campbell, The Sherwood Anderson Review, XXVI (winter 2001), pp. 10-11.

Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson was Sherwood Anderson’s third wife.

I wish to thank Sherwood Anderson scholar Claire Bruyère for calling my attention to this excerpt and providing me with a copy.

 

— Roger W. Smith