Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser (August 27,1871-December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist at the forefront of the Naturalism movement. He is best known for the novels Sister Carrie (1900), once called the "greatest of all American urban novels," and An American Tragedy (1925), which Time Magazine called one of the most important 100 works of 20th-century America. Dreiser was a committed socialist and wrote several non-fiction books critical of American capitalism.