A Hoosier holiday ebook
by Theodore Dreiser
by. Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945; Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner.
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A Hoosier Holiday book. It takes a patient reader to understand Indiana native Theodore Dreiser. I would recommend the book to an enthusiast of the "road novel. Most people think of Jack Kerouac, but A Hoosier Holiday pre-dated "On the Road" by at least 40 years.
Author Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. Categories: Nonfiction. Hey Rub-a-Dub-Dub : a book of the Mystery. 10 24. Books by Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945: Life, Art And America. 10, 10. A Hoosier Holiday. A Traveler At Forty. 9, 10. A book About Myself. 8, 10. The Hand of the Potter.
Dreiser was a committed socialist and wrote several nonfiction books on political issues. A Hoosier Holiday (1916). Twelve Men (New York: Boni & Liveright, 1919). He praised the Soviet Union under Stalin during the Great Terror and the nonaggression pact with Hitler.
Theodore Dreiser, road warrior. Because provides a portrait of the artist as a young man and describes the nation as a mosaic of individual cultures, Dreiser's journey offers several different lessons. A hoosier holiday (1916) grew out of an August 1915 party given by novelist Theodore Dreiser, the author of Sister Carrie (1900), in uptown Manhattan to honor Edgar Lee Masters, who that spring had awakened the literary community with the publication of Spoon River Anthology, a bestselling volume of poetry.
In that, as in so much else in this book, as in the great body of all his work, Dreiser in his earnest, heartfelt, clumsy way speaks to the universal experience. He had not been back to his home state in over 20 years.
A Hoosier Holiday (1916 . .has been added to your Cart. In the summer of 1915, at a party in NYC for Edgar Lee Masters, illustrator Franklin Booth, a fellow Hoosier, asked Dreiser if he would care to accompany him on a motor trip to Indiana
A Hoosier Holiday (1916 . In the summer of 1915, at a party in NYC for Edgar Lee Masters, illustrator Franklin Booth, a fellow Hoosier, asked Dreiser if he would care to accompany him on a motor trip to Indiana. Sensing the possibility of making a book out of the trip, Dreiser agreed. On August 11, Dreiser and Booth, along with a driver/mechanic named Speed, left NYC for the great midwest of their childhoods. This, the book that resulted from the trip, is many things: travelogue, personal memoir, soap box for Dreiser's unorthodox beliefs, among other things.
Theodore Dreiser, novelist who was the outstanding American practitioner of naturalism. He was the leading figure in a national literary movement that replaced the observance of Victorian notions of propriety with the unflinching presentation of real-life subject matter. Theodore Dreiser, (born Aug. 27, 1871, Terre Haute, In. died Dec. 28, 1945, Hollywood, Calif. novelist who was the outstanding American practitioner of naturalism.
In the summer of 1915, at a party in NYC for Edgar Lee Masters, illustrator Franklin Booth, a fellow Hoosier, asked Dreiser if he would care to accompany him on a motor trip to Indiana.