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John Berryman review of “Theodore Dreiser” by Mathiessen


John Berryman, review of ‘Theodre Dresier’ by Mathiessen – NYBR 3-4-1951


The following review (PDF above) is well worth reading:

“Through Dreiser’s Imagination the Tides of Real Life Billowed”

By John Berryman

The New York Times Book Review

March 4, 1951

review of Theodore Dreiser, by F. O. Matthiessen (1951)


The book was published posthumously. Matthiessen,  a Harvard University professor, committed suicide in 1950.


posted by Roger W. Smith

  August 2021













; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Tmes (1851 -2004) pg. 191