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Dos Passos" U.S.A., and other works.

Schwerner, Armand.

Dos Passos" U.S.A., and other works.

by Schwerner, Armand.

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Published by Distributed by Monarch Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dos Passos, John, -- 1896-1970

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesU.S.A.: notes
    SeriesMonarch notes and study guides, 825-0
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p.
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20933614M

    U. S. A.: a dramatic revue eyes feel flags funeral Garden of Allah GERTRUDE girl Greek hand hell Henry Ford Hotel Isadora ISADORA DUNCAN JANEY John Doe John Dos Passos Johnny kids lectern lights look marry McGiLL Miss Stoddard Miss Williams Mommer Moorehouse's MORTON moving MUSIC never NEWSREEL nice night Ocean City Ollie About Google.   John Dos Passos could have presented these sentiments with a dose of irony — see Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebooks (a book with many similarities to U.S.

    Dos Passos’s realism shows an America in which a working person who falls ill or is injured loses everything, and in which attempts to improve the lot of workers are seen as dangerous. The Early Works of John Dos Passos (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics) John Dos Passos This Halcyon Classics ebook contains four early works by American novelist and artist John Dos Passos. Considered one of the Lost Generation writers, Dos Passos' () first novel was published in

    John Dos Passos (–) was born in Chicago and graduated from Harvard in His service as an ambulance driver in Europe at the end of World War I led him to write Three Soldiers in , the first in a series of works that established him as one of the most prolific, inventive, and influential American writers of the twentieth century. This volume was edited by Townsend Ludington.   Thus the young Dos Passos, in U.S.A. and other early works, found them the most suitable heroes, and Mac is probably his most sympathetic early character. But Dos Passos began to see how these well-meaning rebels were being used and destroyed by Communist exploitation, controlled by corrupt unions, and rendered ineffective by a growing federal.


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Manhattan Transfer is an American novel by John Dos Passos published in It focuses on the development of urban life in New York City from the Gilded Age to the Jazz Age as told through a series of overlapping individual stories.

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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 Treaty of Versailles; and The Big Money (), which moves from the boom of the s to the bust of the s. Dos Passos reinforced the histories of his fictional characters with interpolated montages of.

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Replete with notes and chronologies of both Dos Passos’s life and of world events contemporaneous with the action of the novels, its edition of U.S.A. is one to savor.”. U.S.A., At his literary best in the trilogy U.S.A., Dos Passos satirizes America’s worst bankers, presidents, and public relations men.

Instead of following his peers’ lead and writing one charismatic frontman to attack his themes, Dos Passos paints American society as protagonist. John Roderigo Dos Passos (b, d) was a writer, painter, and political activist.

He wrote over forty books, including plays, poetry, novels, biographies, histories, and memoirs. He crafted over four hundred drawings, watercolors, and other artworks.

Dos Passos considered himself foremost a writer of contemporary chronicles. John Dos Passos was born on Janu in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Roderigo Dos Passos.

He was a writer, known for The Devil Is a Woman (), Redes () and Robert Montgomery Presents (). He was married to Elizabeth Hamlin Holdridge and Katharine F. Smith. He died on Septem in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

() Book: "World in a Glass: A View of Our Century from the Novels of John Dos Passos" () Book: "The Portugal Story" () Book: "Century's Ebb: The Thirteenth Chronicle" () Book: "Easter Island: Island of Enigmas" () Book: "Lettres à Germaine Lucas Championnière" () Stage Play: The Moon is a Gong.

Written by John Dos. U.S.A.: The 42nd Parallel / / The Big Money. by John Dos Passos. Ratings Reviews published 30 editions. U.S.A. trilogy If Manhattan Transfer represented a heightened style and structure in comparison to Three Soldiers, then the U.S.A. trilogy was the apex of Dos Passos’s expressionistic novels; generally acknowledged as his masterpiece, it is on this work that his reputation trilogy is a panoramic fictional history of America in the first three decades of the twentieth century.

Prospect of a Golden Age (), Midcentury (), and The Best of Times: An Informal Memoir () are some of Dos Passos's other major works. He died in of congestive heart failure. His final novel, Century's Ebb, was published in Study Guides on Works by John Passos.

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 A New York Times Notable Book He rose from a childhood as the illegitimate son of a financial titan to become the man Sartre called "the greatest writer of our time." A progressive writer who turned his passions into the groundbreaking U.S.A.

trilogy, John Dos Passos later embraced conservative causes. Unique among American books for its epic scope and panoramic social sweep, U.S.A.

has long been acknowledged as a monument of modern fiction. Now The Library of America presents an exclusive one-volume edition of this enduring masterwork by John Dos Passos, including for the first time detailed notes and a chronicle of the world events that serve as a s:   The Dos Passos narrative method cross breeds novelist and chronicler to enhance both fiction and nonfiction, a hybridization worthy of Luther Burbank.

While the concerns of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner characters are largely private, those of Dos Passos characters are often public: social, political, economical, ethical, s: Most of the Red praise came in the days Dos Passos wrote the trilogy "U.S.A.," "Three Soldiers" and other works.

Steinbeck said he has "fought back hard and beaten" Communist attempts to twist some. To the reader, his books are works of art. As an accomplished artist himself, Dos Passos also painted his own book jackets, with striking modern images.

Some sections (Camera Eye) are. Dos Passos was (and is) overpraised for his work up to the USA trilogy. Equally, he’s been damned far too much for his later work, particularly for his second trilogy DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and his last completed novel MIDCENTURY.

To my mind the real fault in Dos Passos’s work is his seeing himself as a political s: 4.Complete summary of John Dos Passos' U.S.A. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of U.S.A.