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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 The book brings together for the first time published and unpublished memoirs about Dreiser.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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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