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John Dos Passos

Author (14-Jan-1896 — 28-Sep-1970)


Allen Belkind. Dos Passos, the Critics, and the Writer's Intention. Southern Illinois University Press. 1971.

Virginia Spencer Carr. Dos Passos: A Life. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1984. 624pp.

Janet Galligani Casey. Dos Passos and the Ideology of the Feminine. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1998. 248pp.

Michael Clark. Dos Passos's Early Fiction, 1912-1938. Susquehanna University Press. 1987.

Iain Colley. Dos Passos and the Fiction of Despair. London: Macmillan. 1978. 170pp.

Frederick Feied. No Pie in the Sky: The Hobo As American Cultural Hero in the Works of Jack London, John Dos Passos, and Jack Kerouac. New York: Citadel Press. 1964.

Maxwell Geismar. Writers in Crisis: The American Novel, 1925-1940: Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1960. 308pp.

Andrew Hook (editor). Dos Passos: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 1974. 186pp.

George A. Knox; Herbert M. Stahl. Dos Passos and "The Revolting Playwrights". Uppsala, Sweden: A. B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln. 1964. 230pp.

Steven Koch. The Breaking Point: Hemingway, Dos Passos and the Murder of Jose Robles. Counterpoint Press. 2005. 308pp.

Jeff Koloze. An Ethical Analysis of the Portrayal of Abortion in American Fiction: Dreiser, Hemingway, Faulkner, Dos Passos, Brautigan, and Irving. Edwin Mellen Press. 2006. 375pp.

Melvin Landsberg. Dos Passos' Path to U.S.A.: A Political Biography, 1912-1936. Associated University Press. 1972. 304pp.

Melvin Landsberg (editor). John Dos Passos' Correspondence with Arthur K. McComb, or, "Learn to Sing the Carmagnole". University Press of Colorado. 1991. 334pp.

Townsend Ludington (editor). The Foutrteenth Chronicle Letters and Diaries of John Dos Passos. Boston, MA: Gambit. 1973. 662pp.

Townsend Ludington. John Dos Passos: A Twentieth Century Odyssey. E. P. Dutton. 1980. 568pp.

Barry Maine. Dos Passos: The Critical Heritage. New York: Routledge. 1988.

Thomas McGlamery. Protest and the Body in Melville, Dos Passos, and Hurston. Routledge. 2004. 150pp.

Lisa Nanney. John Dos Passos Revisited. Twayne Publishers. 1998. 264pp.

Jack Potter. A Bibliography of John Dos Passos. Chicago, IL: Normandie House. 1950. 95pp.

Robert C. Rosen. John Dos Passos: Politics and the Writer. University of Nebraska Press. 1981. 191pp.

Linda W. Wagner. Dos Passos: Artist as American. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 1979. 240pp.

John Christian Waldmeir. The American Trilogy, 1900-1937: Norris, Dreiser, Dos Passos and the History of Mammon. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill Press. 1995. 172pp.

Reed Whittemore. Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate. University of Missouri Press. 1992. 280pp.

John H. Wrenn. John Dos Passos. New York: Twayne Publishers. 1961.


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  8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.300)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.188)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.187)

  12. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.83)

  13. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.433)

  14. Webster's American Biographies (p.285)

  15. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.72)

  16. Twentieth Century Authors (p.391)

  17. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.209)

  18. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.285)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.153)

  20. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.5)

  22. Literary Journalism: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors (p.67)

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