Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1871/00/00 Born
1899/00/00 At his summer home, Theodore Dreiser works on his novel, "Sister Carrie". Literary location Sister Carrie House Of Four Pillars Maumee
1900/05/00 Dreiser takes his typescript of "Sister Carrie" to the 'Doubleday, Page and Co' offices at 34 Union Square and personally delivers it to Frank Doubleday. Doubleday gives Dreiser a condescension, examining smirk. Author Sister Carrie Union Square
1900/06/00 Theodore Dreiser enjoys reading "McTeague" by Frank Norris. "It made a great hit with me and I talked of nothing else for months. It was the first great American book I had ever read." - Dreiser Fan McTeague: A Story of San Francisco
1900/09/00 With note book and pencil Dreiser makes a trip to the Palisades. After pondering the resolution of "Sister Carrie" for two hours on a overhanging shelf, he leaves the Palisades with "Sister Carrie" completed. Author Sister Carrie Palisades Interstate Park Alpine
1900/09/00 With note book and pencil Dreiser makes a trip to the Palisades. After pondering the resolution of "Sister Carrie" for two hours on a overhanging shelf, he leaves the Palisades with "Sister Carrie" completed. Author Sister Carrie Palisades Interstate Park Fort Lee
1900/09/00 With note book and pencil Dreiser makes a trip to the Palisades. After pondering the resolution of "Sister Carrie" for two hours on a overhanging shelf, he leaves the Palisades with "Sister Carrie" completed. Author Sister Carrie Palisades Interstate Park Palisades
1900/11/08 Doubleday, Page and Co publishes 1,008 copies of Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie". The book will not be advertised (unlike competitors, they were not advertising any of their current offerings) and only sells 456 copies at $1.50 each. Author Sister Carrie
1901/00/00 Paul Dresser helps his brother Theodore Dreiser enter a sanitarium to treat his suicidal depression Patient
1902/03/00 Dreiser's first and last royalty check from Doubleday for "Sister Carrie", covering a sales period from November 1900 to February 1902, totals $68.40. Author Sister Carrie
1911/00/00 Jennie Gerhardt - published Author Jennie Gerhardt
1912/00/00 The Financier - published Author The Financier
1913/00/00 A Traveler at Forty - published Author A Traveler at Forty
1914/00/00 The Titan - published Author The Titan
1915/00/00 The "Genius" - published Author The "Genius"
1916/00/00 A Hoosier Holiday - published Author A Hoosier Holiday
1916/00/00 Plays of the Natural and Supernatural - published Author Plays of the Natural and Supernatural
1916/04/00 "The Lost Phoebe" by Theodore Dreiser is found in Century Magazine. Author The Lost Phoebe (Short Story)
1918/00/00 Free and Other Stories - published Author Free and Other Stories
1918/01/01 The Hand of the Potter - published Author The Hand of the Potter
1919/00/00 Twelve Men - published Author Twelve Men
1920/00/00 "Hey Rub-a-Dub-Dub: A Book of the Mystery and Wonder and Terror of Life" by Theodore Dreiser is published. Author Hey Rub-a-Dub-Dub: A Book of the Mystery and Wonder and Terror of Life
1923/00/00 The Color of a Great City - published Author The Color of a Great City
1925/00/00 An American Tragedy - published Author An American Tragedy
1927/00/00 Chains: Lesser Novels and Stories - published Author Chains: Lesser Novels and Stories
1928/00/00 Dreiser Looks at Russia - published Author Dreiser Looks at Russia
1929/00/00 A Gallery of Women - published Author A Gallery of Women
1929/00/00 My City - published Author My City
1931/00/00 A Book About Myself - published Author A Book About Myself
1931/00/00 Dawn - published Author Dawn
1931/00/00 Tragic America - published Author Tragic America
1941/00/00 America Is Worth Saving - published Author America Is Worth Saving
1945/00/00 Dies
1946/00/00 The Bulwark - published Author The Bulwark
1947/00/00 The Stoic - published Author The Stoic
2011/00/00 Theodore Dreiser: Political Writings - published Author Theodore Dreiser: Political Writings

26 Creative Works by Theodore Dreiser »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Sister Carrie Author Book 1900/11/08
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Jennie Gerhardt Author Book 1911/00/00
The Financier Author Book 1912/00/00
A Traveler at Forty Author Book 1913/00/00
The Titan Author Book 1914/00/00
The "Genius" Author Book 1915/00/00
A Hoosier Holiday Author Book 1916/00/00
Plays of the Natural and Supernatural Author Book 1916/00/00
The Lost Phoebe (Short Story) Author Short Story 1916/04/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
Free and Other Stories Author Book 1918/00/00
The Hand of the Potter Author Book 1918/01/01
Twelve Men Author Book 1919/00/00
Hey Rub-a-Dub-Dub: A Book of the Mystery and Wonder and Terror of Life Author Book 1920/00/00
The Color of a Great City Author Book 1923/00/00
An American Tragedy Author Book 1925/00/00
  • All-TIME 100 Novels, since 1923 the beginning of TIME
Chains: Lesser Novels and Stories Author Book 1927/00/00
Dreiser Looks at Russia Author Book 1928/00/00
A Gallery of Women Author Book 1929/00/00
My City Author Book 1929/00/00
A Book About Myself Author Book 1931/00/00
Dawn Author Book 1931/00/00
Tragic America Author Book 1931/00/00
America Is Worth Saving Author Book 1941/00/00
The Bulwark Author Book 1946/00/00
The Stoic Author Book 1947/00/00
Theodore Dreiser: Political Writings Author Book 2011/00/00

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