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Dos Passos, John 1896-1970

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U.S.A. by John Dos Passos( Book )

213 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 5,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unique among American novels for its epic scope and panoramic and social sweep, John Dos Passos' U.S.A. has long been acknowledged as a monument of modern fiction. In the novels that make up the trilogy - The 42nd Parallel (1930), 1919 (1932), and The Big Money (1936) - Dos Passos creates an unforgettable collective portrait of America, shot through with sardonic comedy and brilliant social observation. He interweaves the careers of his characters and the events of their time with a narrative verve and breathtaking technical skill that make U.S.A. among the most compulsively readable of modern classics. In his prologue Dos Passos writes: "U.S.A. is the slice of a continent. U.S.A. is a group of holding companies, some aggregations of trade unions, a set of laws bound in calf, a radio network, a chain of moving picture theatres, a column of stock quotations rubbed out and written in by a Western Union boy on a blackboard, a public library full of old newspapers and dogeared history books with protests scrawled on the margins in pencil ... But mostly U.S.A. is the speech of the people." The trilogy is filled with American speech: labor radicals and advertising executives, sailors and stenographers, interior decorators and movie stars. The volume contains newly researched chronologies of Dos Passos' life and of world events cited in U.S.A., notes, and an essay on textual selection
Manhattan transfer by John Dos Passos( Book )

391 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 3,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thread of continuity binds these vignettes of incidents and characters living in New York City in the 1920's
Three soldiers by John Dos Passos( Book )

233 editions published between 1921 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 3,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on three soldiers in World War I, a Harvard idealist, a working-class Italian American, and an Indiana farm boy, and portrays their disillusionment with the tyranny, red tape, and boredom of the military
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Mr. Wilson's war by John Dos Passos( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the assassination of McKinley to the defeat of the League of Nations
Midcentury by John Dos Passos( Book )

75 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billede af vor tid sammenstillet af autentiske beretninger, biografier og noveller
Two poems by John Dos Passos( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The men who made the Nation by John Dos Passos( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For this history, Dos Passos returns to the American colonial period and early nationhood, exploring the personalities who won the nation's independence from England: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Adams, and George Washington. Originally called "The World Turned Upside Down," The Men Who Made the Nation covers the period from 1781 to Hamilton's death in 1804. The work crystallizes the author's fascination with the psychology of the colonial freedom fighter and presents lessons for current American policymakers.--publisher's description
Life's picture history of World War II( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: Life's Picture History of World War II Large format (14" x 10.5") hardcover. 368 pages including many of Life's classic black & white photos, glossary and index
1919 by John Dos Passos( Book )

138 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together with "The Big Money" and "The Forty Second Parallel" forms author's "U.S.A." trilogy which provides a collective portrait of America following dozens of characters from the Spanish-American War to the beginning of the Depression
The big money by John Dos Passos( Book )

114 editions published between 1925 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 ambitious projects that an American novelist has ever undertaken" (Time). Here we come back to America after the war and find a nation on the upswing. Industrialism booms. The stock market surges. Lindbergh takes his solo flight. Henry Ford makes automobiles. From New York to Hollywood, love affairs to business deals, it is a country taking the turns too fast, speeding toward the crash of 1929
The shackles of power : three Jeffersonian decades by John Dos Passos( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical narrative of the early United States as dominated and influenced by Jefferson, Monroe, Madison, and John Quincy Adams. Pictures the first quarter of the 19th century as abounding in both patriots and scoundrels-enough to make for fascinating reading
The grand design by John Dos Passos( Book )

49 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the period when the New Deal was at the cocktail party stage in Washington
Chosen country by John Dos Passos( Book )

37 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a man with a European background and a woman whose culture is mid-west American, following their different lives after a childhood meeting until their reunion as adults after World War I
Novels, 1920-1925 : One man's initiation, 1917 ; Three soldiers ; Manhattan transfer by John Dos Passos( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These novels record the emergence of John Dos Passos as a chronicler of the upheavals of the early 20th century. "In One Man's Initiation:" 1917 an idealistic young American serving as a volunteer ambulance driver in France learns of the fear, uncertainty, and camaraderie of war. "Three Soldiers" engages in a deeper exploration of the impact of World War I upon an increasingly fractured civilization. The novel depicts the experiences of three Americans as they fight in the final battles of the war and then confront a world in which peace offers little respite from the dehumanizing servility and regimentation of militarized life. "Manhattan Transfer" is a kaleidoscopic portrait of New York City in the first two decades of the 20th century that follows the changing fortunes of more than a dozen characters as they strive to make sense out of the chaos of modern urban existence
Number one : a novel by John Dos Passos( Book )

48 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a contemporary family and a man's reactions to the social problems of the day. Preceded by "Adventures of a young man."
The 42nd parallel by John Dos Passos( Book )

101 editions published between 1831 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young country at the dawn of the twentieth century. Slowly, in stories artfully spliced together, the lives and fortunes of five characters unfold. Mac, Janey, Eleanor, Ward, and Charley are caught on the storm track of this parallel and blown New Yorkward. As their lives cross and double back again, the likes of Eugene Debs, Thomas Edison, and Andrew Carnegie make cameo appearances
The Portugal story : three centuries of exploration and discovery by John Dos Passos( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The head and heart of Thomas Jefferson by John Dos Passos( Book )

32 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and Italian and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations from Jefferson's writings and conversations, and those of his contemporaries, are woven into the text
The great days by John Dos Passos( Book )

54 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Havana a man relives his exciting years as a war correspondent, while trying to recapture his youth and his fame
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Manhattan transferThree soldiersAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryThe men who made the Nation1919The big moneyNovels, 1920-1925 : One man's initiation, 1917 ; Three soldiers ; Manhattan transferThe 42nd parallelThe Portugal story : three centuries of exploration and discovery
Alternative Names
Çon Dos Passos

Dos Pasas Džonas Roderigas

Dôs Pāsôs, Ǧôn 1896-1970

Dos Pasosas Džonas Roderigas

Dos Passos, D. 1896-1970

Dos Passos, Dzhon 1896-1970

Dos Passos, Džon 1896-1970

Dos Passos J.

Dos Passos John

Dos Passos, John 1896-1970

Dos Passos, John R. 1896-1970

Dos Passos, John Roderig

Dos Passos , John Roderigo

Dos Passos, John Roderigo 1896-1970

Dos Passos, John Rodrigo 1896-1970

DosPassos, John 1896-1970

DosPassos, John R. 1896-1970

DosPassos, John Roderigo 1896-1970

John Dos Passos

John Dos Passos American novelist, playwright, poet, journalist, painter

John Dos Passos americký prozaik, dramatik, esejista a reportér

John Dos Passos Amerikaans auteur

John Dos Passos amerikanischer Schriftsteller

John Dos Passos amerykański pisarz

John Dos Passos écrivain américain

John Dos Passos Novelista estadounidense

John Dos Passos scrittore, saggista e giornalista statunitense

John Dos Passos US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Pasosas Džonas Roderigas Dos

Passos, Dos John

Passos, Dzhon Dos 1896-1970

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Passos, J. D.

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Passos John Dos 1896-1970

Passos, John R. dos 1896-1970

Passos John Roderigo Dos

Passos, John Roderigo dos 1896-1970

Джон Дос Пасас

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Джон Дос Пассос американський письменник, журналіст

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Дос Д. 1896-1970

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Дос Пассос, Джон 1896-1970

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