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Dos Passos

a life

by Virginia Spencer Carr

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVirginia Spencer Carr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3507.O743 Z548 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 624 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4404738M
    ISBN 100385129645
    LC Control Number79007230

      Dos Passos was a lifelong political activist, while Hemingway (with one or two exceptions) typically steered clear of movements and causes. Books by Dos Passos seldom . Three Soldiers, the second novel by John Dos Passos, follows the experiences of several young Americans thrown into the confusion and brutality of World War I. Written when the author was /5(1K).

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    One Man's Initiation— John Dos Passos 94 downloads Rosinante to the Road Again John Dos Passos 76 downloads A Pushcart at the Curb John Dos Passos 44 downloads.   The foreword to the book is by John Dos Passos, the novelist, essayist, and journalist who started on the radical left and wound up writing for NR. Indeed, he covered the .


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John Dos Passos has 91 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Dos Passos’s most popular book is The 42nd Parallel (U.S.A., #1). Dos Passos was more or less contemporary with F.

Scott Fitzgerald, and Manhattan Transfer is, like the Great Gatsby, a book about New York and the American Dream. I far preferred /5(60). This book even inspires one to read and/or read again works by Hemingway and Dos Passos, so its true value is probably in nudging readers to do that.

At one point in my reading, it got so /5(18). By John Dos Passos Boston: A MARINER BOOK, Houghton Mifflin Co., From the original ISBN: pages. Comments by Bob Corbett June This is volume. With his U.S.A. trilogy, comprising THE 42nd PARALLEL,and THE BIG MONEY, John Dos Passos is said by many to have written the great American novel.

While /5(10). Considered by many to be John Dos Passos's greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an "expressionistic picture of New York" (New York Times) in the s that reveals the lives of /5.

Looking for books by John Dos Passos. See all books authored by John Dos Passos, including The 42nd Parallel, and Manhattan Transfer, and more on   John Dos Passos (), a member of the Lost Generation, was the author of more than forty works of fiction and nonfiction, including THREE SOLDIERS and /5(4).

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John Dos Passos, American writer, one of the major novelists of the post-World War I “lost generation,” whose reputation as a social historian and as a radical critic of the quality of. Dos Passos received a double blow.

Not only was he informed of the loss of his close friend Jose, he was victim to the petty grievances of his other close friend, who openly relished Dos.

U.S.A., trilogy by John Dos Passos, comprising The 42nd Parallel (), covering the period from up to World War I; (), dealing with the war and the critical year of the.

Deliberate or not, Smiley’s book is an unconscious tribute to John Dos Passos. A note on the text I first read USA as an impressionable teenager, in a massive and battered (I.

Works in Progress: Selections From the Best in Books to Be Published in Coming Months (Number 8) by Harry Crews John Dos Passos, Elaine Feinstein William Eastlake, Jr. Horatio. The Big Money completes John Dos Passos's three-volume "fable of America's materialistic success and moral decline" (American Heritage) and marks the end of "one of the most.

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He first visited the country inand returned. For Dos Passos, American individuals are processed by the economic machine of the city, like the new arrivals to New York described in the opening passage of the novel: ‘men and women 4/5(32).

The Big Money is the third and final book in a series called the "U.S.A. Trilogy." Alfred Kazin in "Dos Passos, Society, and the Individual" calls The Big Money "the most ambitious" of the series.I knew it was the title of a book by John Dos Passos, one that I had long wanted to read.

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