Dos Passos's Early Fiction, 1912-1938
Focuses on unpublished manuscripts and closely examines Dos Passos's first novels. This book reveals how his practical aesthetics and use of myth come together in a triumph of form that presents an important vision of America.
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Էջ 21 - THERE was a child went forth every day, And the first object he look'd upon, that object he became, And that object became part of him for the day or a certain part of the day, Or for many years or stretching cycles of years.
Էջ 20 - A fitly born and bred race, growing up in right conditions of outdoor as much as indoor harmony, activity and development, would probably, from and in those conditions, find it enough merely to live— and would, in their relations to the sky, air, water, trees...