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Dos Passos, John 1896-1970

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

247 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 6,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unique among American novels for its epic scope and panoramic 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 a collective portrait of America in the first three decades of the 20th century, shot through with sardonic comedy and social observation. He interweaves the careers of his characters and the events of their time with a narrative verve and 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. This edition also 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 )

412 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 3,926 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 )

235 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,219 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 2,359 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 )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

74 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billede af vor tid sammenstillede af autentiske beretninger, biografier og noveller
The men who made the Nation by John Dos Passos( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years of American history, from post-Revolutionary days to the death of Hamilton, told in terms of the great men of that time
The American heritage picture history of World War II by C. L Sulzberger( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1,705 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
The big money by John Dos Passos( Book )

152 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,660 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 crack-up, with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters; together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe, and John Dos Passos; and essays and poems by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 1956 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A New directions book."
1919 by John Dos Passos( Book )

144 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains American author John Dos Passo's epic "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 shackles of power : three Jeffersonian decades by John Dos Passos( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical narrative of the early United Sates 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 42nd parallel by John Dos Passos( Book )

145 editions published between 1831 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,389 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
Chosen country by John Dos Passos( Book )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 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
The grand design by John Dos Passos( Book )

51 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the period when the New Deal was at the cocktail party stage in Washington
Novels, 1920-1925 : One man's initiation, 1917 ; Three soldiers ; Manhattan transfer by John Dos Passos( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,229 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 )

61 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,193 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 Portugal story : three centuries of exploration and discovery by John Dos Passos( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and Italian and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations from Jefferson's writings and conversations, and those of his contemporaries, are woven into the text
Travel books and other writings, 1916-1941 by John Dos Passos( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Dos Passos traveled widely in Europe, the Middle East, Mexico, and the United States, witnessing many of the tumultuous political, social, and cultural events of the early 20th century and recording his changing response to them. This volume collects the vibrant and insightful travel books and essays he wrote at the same time he was publishing his fictional masterpieces Three Soldiers, Manhattan Transfer, and U.S.A." "Rosinante to the Road Again (1922) is a vivid collection of essays on Spanish life, literature, and art that demonstrates Dos Passos' enduring fascination with a country he would repeatedly visit and write about. Orient Express (1927) records his 1921-22 journey through the Middle East, and contains provocative and haunting descriptions of the effects of the Greek-Turkish War; the Caucasus in the aftermath of Soviet conquest; Persia during the rise of Reza Khan; the creation of Iraq by the British; and a winter trip by camel caravan across the desert from Baghdad to Damascus. In All Countries (1934) collects pieces on Russia in the late 1920s, Mexico in the aftermath of Zapata, the troubled Spanish Republic, and strikes and protests in the United States, while articles that appeared in Journeys Between Wars (1938) examine the Popular Front in France and the Spanish Civil War." "Also included are A Pushcart at the Curb (1922), a cycle of poems inspired by his travels; nine political and literary essays written between 1916 and 1941, including his denunciation of the execution of his friend Jose Robles by Spanish Communists; and a selection of letters and diary entries from 1916 to 1920 that record his wartime service as an ambulance driver in France and Italy."--BOOK JACKET
 
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Alternative Names
Çon Dos Passos

Dôs Pāsôs, Ǧôn 1896-1970

Dos Passos, D. 1896-1970

Dos Passos, Dzhon 1896-1970

Dos Passos, Džon 1896-1970

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 Amerikaans auteur

John Dos Passos amerykański pisarz

John Dos Passos écrivain américain

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

John Dos Passos scrittore, saggista e giornalista statunitense

John Dos Passos US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Passos, Dos John

Passos, Dzhon Dos 1896-1970

Passos, Džon dos 1896-1970

Passos, J. D.

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Passos John Dos 1896-1970

Passos, John R. dos 1896-1970

Passos, John Roderigo dos 1896-1970

Джон Дос Пасас

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Джон Дос Пассос

Джон Дос Пассос американський письменник, журналіст

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Дос Пассос, Джон 1896-1970

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דוס-פסוס, ג'ון 1896-1970

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باسوس، جون دوس، 1896-1970

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جون دوس باسوس، 1896-1970

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더스패서스, 존 1896-1970

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ジョン・ドス・パソス

ドス・パソス, ジョン

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Manhattan transferThree soldiersAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryThe men who made the NationThe big moneyThe crack-up, with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters; together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe, and John Dos Passos; and essays and poems1919The 42nd parallel