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Theodore Dreiser Poem

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 22 Mar 2010

Biographical History

Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) was an American author and journalist who was part of the Naturalist literary movement of the nineteenth century. He is best known for his novels Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Theodore Dreiser Poem contains an undated, handwritten poem titled "Confeusation" [sic]. The poem is signed by Dreiser and begins, "When I would quarrel with the men of fame / Who proudly ride o'er all. . ."

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.


Naturalism in literature.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Theodore Dreiser Poem,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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