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One man"s initiation

John Dos Passos

One man"s initiation

1917.

by John Dos Passos

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Published by Cornell University in London .
Written in English


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ONE MAN'S INITIATION: JOHN DOS PASSOS CHAPTER I. In the huge shed of the wharf, piled with crates and baggage, broken by gang-planks leading up to ships on either side, a band plays a tinselly Hawaiian tune; people are dancing in and out among the piles of . Much like the fictional protagonist of One Man's Initiation: , John Dos Passos volunteered after college as an ambulance driver in France during World War I. This novella - Dos Passos' first published work - reshapes those autobiographical experiences into .

  One Man's Initiation () by John Dos Passos, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Buy One man's initiation-- by John Dos Passos (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

  One Man’s Initiation– was first published in London in It was republished in as First Encounter. One Man’s Initiation– is the story of Marin Howe, an American volunteer ambulance driver in France during the Great War. It is more a collection of short vignettes and images rather than a neatly woven narrative and has. : Dos Passos: Novels One Man's Initiation: , Three Soldiers, Manhattan Transfer (The Library of America) () by John Dos Passos and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(40).


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"One Man's Initiation" was the first novel of the American writer John Dos Passos ( -- ) and offers a semi-autobiographical account of the writer's experience as an ambulance driver in France as a young man/5.

'One Man's Initiation: ' is one the exciting precursors. -- Norman Mailer Few reviewers and readers took note of 'One Man's Initiation, ' upon its initial appearance, but Dos Passos's personal tale of the carnage of war and his own survival as a volunteer ambulance driver over the battlefields of France and Italy in speaks vividly Cited by: 7.

John Dos Passos (), after graduating from Harvard inbecame an ambulance driver on the Western Front; which he would later use as a backdrop for his first two novels: One Man's Initiation: () and Three Soldiers ().

Dos Passos published the technically innovative U.S.A. trilogy, which consists of the novels The 42nd Parallel (), (), Cited by: 7. Whether you need an overview of One Man's Initiation, or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, brings you the book-wise summaries of One Man's Initiation, for free.

One Man's Initiation, summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website. One Man's Initiation: First Encounter by John Dos Passos. There are currently no other reviews for this book. Excerpt. In the huge One mans initiation book of the wharf, piled with crates and baggage, broken by gang-planks leading up to ships on either side, a band plays a tinselly Hawaiian tune; people are dancing in and out among the piles of trunks and Released on: Novem   ‎"One Man's Initiation: " is a scathing indictment of the horror of war.

As the "Great War" inspired much great poetry, including that of Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Graves, so did it inspire compelling prose.

John Dos Passos volunteered to drive an ambulance One mans initiation book France during the First World War 4/5(2). One Man's reaction to One Man's Initiation This anti-war novel complements All Quiet On The Western Front. John Dos Passos drew upon his own experiences as a volunteer amublance driver in France to write this novel.

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Norman Mailer Few reviewers and readers took note of 'One Man's Initiation, ' upon its initial appearance, but Dos Passos's personal tale of the carnage of war and his own survival as a volunteer ambulance driver over the battlefields of France and Italy in speaks vividly to Brand: John Dos Passos.

'One Man's Initiation: ' is one the exciting precursors. Norman Mailer Few reviewers and readers took note of 'One Man's Initiation, ' upon its initial appearance, but Dos Passos's personal tale of the carnage of war and his own survival as a volunteer ambulance driver over the battlefields of France and Italy in speaks vividly to Pages: Review this Book.

One Man's Initiation John Dos Passos 31 Installments Dos Passos’ first novel, a stinging indictment of World War I based on his experiences as an ambulance driver in France. FREE READ. Add to Wishlist Read Online. One file,about 80KB, contains this page and all the chapters, for those who seek convenient downloading to read locally with a web browser.

Notes One Man's Initiation: was first published in London in October, by George Allen & Unwin Ltd. The original manuscript and corrected page proofs have not been found.

"One of the Frenchmen said it was gas." "All right, fellers, put on your masks." Outside there was a sickly rough smell in the air that mingled strangely with the perfume of the cool night, musical with the gurgling of the stream through the little valley where their barn was.

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Get this from a library. One man's initiation: a novel. [John Dos Passos] -- A short novel based in part on Dos Passos's own experiences as an ambulance driver in World War I. Few reviewers and readers took note of 'One Man's Initiation, ' upon its initial appearance, but Dos Passos's personal tale of the carnage of war and his own survival as a volunteer ambulance 'One Man's Initiation: ' is one the exciting precursors.

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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, One Man's Initiation -- One Man's Initiation -. One Man's Initiation by John Dos Passos,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. One Man's Initiation: John Dos Passos: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5().London: Allen and Unwin, First edition, first issue with type broken on p line Some offsetting to the second blank, some fading to the book spine, still easily Near Fine in an about Fine dust jacket with light rubbing at the spine ends.

A very nice copy of the author's first book, preceding the American edition, documenting his impressions of the First World War.One Man's Initiation. London: George, Allen and Unwin, Hardcover. First edition, second state.

HANDWRITTEN SIGNED POSTCARD FROM AUTHOR LAID IN. This is the author’s first novel, published in London before the US edition.