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[zoo-duh r-mahn] /ˈzu dərˌmɑn/
[her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1857–1928, German dramatist and novelist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In the pastor Sudermann attempts to paint the altruist in action.


    James Huneker
  • However, Sudermann's virtuosity has plenty of opportunity for display.


    James Huneker
  • It would seem that Sudermann was again attacked by his doubting mania.


    James Huneker
  • Sudermann shows us the healing power of a good woman's heart.

    Essays on Modern Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • This is why I call the book the most pessimistic of all Sudermann's writings.

    Essays on Modern Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Coming to the fore much later than Sudermann and Hauptmann, he did not follow in their path, but set out in quest of new truths.

  • In this colossal novel, Sudermann has made a searching and masterly study of feminine frailty.

    Cornish Saints and Sinners J. Henry Harris
  • Here is where he completely overshadows Sudermann, even Ibsen, for their most successful personages are abnormal.

    Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps
  • Her room was very nicely kept, and she had on a shelf a novel of Sudermann's and a little book of Rosenthal's sweat shop verses.

    Making Both Ends Meet

    Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
  • No man who combines these two things can fail of admiration of Hauptmann, Sudermann and their brothers of the pen.

    Ashton-Kirk, Investigator John T. McIntyre

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