1914. American author, outstanding representative of naturalism, whose novels depict real-life subjects in a harsh light. Dreiser's books were held to be amoral, and he battled throughout his career against censorship and popular taste. The Genius, a sprawling semiautobiographical chronicle of Dreiser's numerous love affairs, was originally censured by the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - abbeyhar - LibraryThing
300 pages into this 750 page tome, and I've suddenly decided I've had enough. I loved sister Carrie and an American tragedy, but this book just seemed to repeat itself over and over again. this dude ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
All Book Search results »