Definition of Theodore Dreiser from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Theodore Dreiser

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(1871-1945) a US writer of novels and short stories, which were often about poor people with unhappy lives. He was opposed to the idea of the American dream of success. His best-known books were Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925), both of which were made into films.