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Dreiser, Theodore Syllabification: Drei·ser, Theodore
Pronunciation: /ˈdrīzər/

Definition of Dreiser, Theodore in English:

( 1871–1945), US novelist; full name Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser. His first novel, Sister Carrie (1900), caused controversy for its frank treatment of the heroine’s sexuality and ambition. Other notable works: An American Tragedy (1925) and America Is Worth Saving (1941).

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