Dos Passos


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Dos Pas·sos

 (dōs păs′ōs), John Roderigo 1896-1970.
American writer whose works, such as the trilogy U.S.A. (1930-1936), combine narrative, stream of consciousness, biography, and newspaper quotations to depict American life.
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Dos Passos

(ˈdɒs ˈpæsɒs)
n
(Biography) John (Roderigo). 1896–1970, US novelist of the Lost Generation; author of Three Soldiers (1921), Manhattan Transfer (1925), and the trilogy USA (1930–36)
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Dos Pas•sos

(doʊs ˈpæs oʊs)
n.
John (Roderigo), 1896–1970, U.S. novelist.
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Noun1.Dos Passos - United States novelist remembered for his portrayal of life in the United States (1896-1970)
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This book is different from the books that have come before, in the author's fusing of interviews of survivors still living with the affidavits and testimonies in war crimes trial proceedings, and those of other survivors soon after the events took place, together with a quite astounding survey of eyewitness accounts and observations in diaries of individuals as diverse as an anonymous Japanese soldier recording their daily catalog of killings, and the renowned novelist John Dos Passos, who was a war correspondent covering American military operations.
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War weariness and disillusionment are a third way in which soldiersAE and civiliansAE reactions bring to mind current eventsua theme reflected in the writings of the so-called Lost Generation, which included Dos Passos, cummings, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and Hemingway.
Much of the biographical ground has been gone over in other volumes: the Spanish Civil War and Hemingway's falling out with John Dos Passos over the role of the Soviets in Stephen Koch's The Breaking Point (2009), the pursuit of U-boats during the early years of WWII in Terry Mort's The Hemingway Patrols (2009), the adventures in Europe during the war in Mort's recent Hemingway at War (2016).
A quantificacao dos passos foi realizada em duas situacoes: (1) no momento em que completa 24hrs de uso do pedometro; e (2) no periodo de EFI (inicio e final da aula de EFI).
It reminded this reviewer of John Dos Passos' U.S.A.
Part I discusses the engagement of Ezra Pound and John Dos Passos with Spanish literary history.
Vania Christian dos Passos, a former nun, said that closeted gays and lesbians were often provided a discreet place around the table in Catholic parishes.