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264 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781942954873

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John Dos Passos and Cinema

Lisa Nanney

Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press

  • This book is the first published study of John Dos Passos's screen writing
  • Includes portions of previously unpublished materials: Dos Passos's writing for the screen, planning notes and drafts, and correspondence about the film industry
  • Explores and evaluates the impact on his work of the political departure from the Left and alignment with conservatism that has become a critical crux of Dos Passos scholarship
  • Reveals new insights into how the anti-Communism that pervaded both his fiction and nonfiction after 1937 affected Dos Passos aesthetically as well as politically.