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DOS Passos Artist As American by Linda Welshimer Wagner

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Published by Univ of Texas Pr .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • 1896-1970,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Dos Passos, John,
  • Dos Passos, John,,
  • National characteristics, Amer,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature,
  • Literary Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10293891M
ISBN 100292740115
ISBN 109780292740112

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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 .