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John Dos Passos's U.S.A. : a documentary volume

Author: Donald Pizer; Gale Research Inc.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale Group, 2003.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography (Online); Dictionary of literary biography, v. 274.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essay on John Dos Passos, and his collection of three novels into one work, U.S.A. The purpose of this volume is to make U.S.A. more accessible to readers of all kinds by offering documentary material bearing on various areas of importance and interest in the trilogy. Includes information on the relationship of the author's life and the intent, meaning and form of this trilogy, experimental forms used and principal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Dos Passos; John Dos Passos; John Dos Passos; John Dos Passos
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Pizer; Gale Research Inc.
ISBN: 9780787660185 0787660183
OCLC Number: 320301653
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book."
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 504 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: ch 1. The education of the camera eye --
ch. 2. U.S.A.- conception and method --
ch. 3. Backgrounds and sources: American society, 1900-1931 --
ch. 4. Publication and critical response.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography (Online); Dictionary of literary biography, v. 274.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Pizer.

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Essay on John Dos Passos, and his collection of three novels into one work, U.S.A. The purpose of this volume is to make U.S.A. more accessible to readers of all kinds by offering documentary material bearing on various areas of importance and interest in the trilogy. Includes information on the relationship of the author's life and the intent, meaning and form of this trilogy, experimental forms used and principal sources and background on the aspects of American life.

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