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Theodore Dreiser Poem

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.
Title: Theodore Dreiser Poem
Inclusive Dates: 1871-1945
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: A handwritten poem by the American author.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

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.

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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. . ."

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.


Naturalism in literature.

Genres and Forms




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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

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

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 22 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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