Title The 42nd Parallel [U.S.A. Trilogy Book 1] (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1994
Illustrator Marsh, Reginald
Seller ID 2144198
The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut. 1994. 481 pp. 8vo. Red full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, yellow ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Reginald Marsh. The first volume of Dos Passos's magnum opus. The author was associated with two important literary movements: Modernism and the Lost Generation. Dos Passos was a social revolutionary with leanings towards communism, and a contemporary and (at one time) friend of Ernest Hemingway. The trilogy relates the events of 1900-1930 in the United States, experimenting with multiple narrative techniques, interspersing newspaper clippings and stream of consciousness narratives with short biographical pieces and twelve different narrative threads. KEYWORDS: LITERATURE AMERICAN FICTION Condition Notes: Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in.