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The Titan

The Titan is a novel written by Theodore Dreiser in 1914. It is Dreiser’s sequel to The Financier. Cowperwood moves to Chicago with his new wife Aileen. He decides to take over the street-railway system. Genre: Fiction, Literary


Genre: Fiction, Literary

Sister Carrie

Sister Carrie (1900) is a novel by Theodore Dreiser about a young country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream by first becoming a mistress to men that she perceives as superior and later as a famous actress. Genre: Fiction


Genre: Fiction

The Financier

Published in 1912, The Financier, a novel by Theodore Dreiser, is the first volume of the Trilogy of Desire, which includes The Titan (1914) and The Stoic (1947). Genre: Fiction


Genre: Fiction

Jennie Gerhardt

Jennie Gerhardt, a destitute young woman, meets Senator Brander in Columbus, Ohio. He seduces her and gives her money to tide them over… Genre: Fiction, Romance


Genre: Fiction, Romance

The Genius

Theodore Dreiser heavily invested himself in The Genius, an autobiographical novel first published in 1915. Thoroughly immersed in the turn-of-the-century art scene, The Genius explores the multiple conflicts between art and business, art and marriage, and between traditional and modern views of sexual morality. Despite heavy editing, The Genius was deemed so shocking that its […]


Genre: Biography & autobiography, Fiction