John Dos Passos and the Visual Arts

@article{Spindler1981JohnDP,
  title={John Dos Passos and the Visual Arts},
  author={Michael A. Spindler},
  journal={Journal of American Studies},
  year={1981},
  volume={15},
  pages={391 - 405}
}
  • M. Spindler
  • Published 1 December 1981
  • Art
  • Journal of American Studies
The remarkable originality of Dos Passos's Manhattan Transfer (1925) has been long recognized. From Sinclair Lewis's early appreciative essay onwards, the novel's significant advance over Dos Passos's three previous novels, its break with constricting convention, and its technical boldness have been repeatedly noted. Dos Passos's broad concern remains that of the traditional realist–the heavily itemized portraiture of urban social life–but in Manhattan Transfer that portraiture is energized and… 

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