With a heavy heart, I relate the passing of Maria do Carmo da Cunha Santos, founder of the Centro Cultural John Dos Passos in Madeira. I was working on a political campaign and I missed it, but the rest of my family attended the grand opening of the Centro in 2004. My talented sister Lara… Read more »
My favorite news story all week: “The Provincetown Bean is actually from Spain. John Dos Passos, the author, picked up the seed when he was fighting in the Spanish Civil War and brought the seed to Provincetown where the beans are still grown, although Ford has been unable to corral them for the seed library.”… Read more »
BREAKING: the CFP deadline has been extended to January 30! The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract of 250-300 words and a brief CV to email@example.com by January 30th. Make note of… Read more »
See the above still from a screening of Robles, Duelo al Sol in Spain. That’s me, trying to do my grandfather proud. He is so right: the past can be a lifeline buy cabergoline 1mg across the scary present. “a sense of continuity with generations gone before can stretch like a lifeline across the scary… Read more »
Never seen this cover art before. Pretty awesome. Very much in keeping with the monolithic societal forces at work in the novels. Consulting with a colleague, I’ve learned that this is probably the first British edition of U.S.A. You’re never far from a friend of Dos Passos.
2 week alert! The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract of 250-300 words and a brief CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15th. Make note of any A/V requests in your abstract. The… Read more »
The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract of 250-300 words and a brief CV to email@example.com by January 15th, 2016. Make buy generic dostinex online note of any A/V requests in your… Read more »
I continue my conversations about the upcoming John Dos Passos Society Conference with an interview with Professor Rosa Bautista. Rosa is a professor, translator, and Dos Passos scholar. She attended the 2014 Dos Passos Society Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Chattanooga, she was the sole conference attendee from Spain. Next year, I trust that the… Read more »
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Eddie Eason, one of the officers on the board of the John Dos Passos Society. Among other topics, our interview covered the upcoming 2nd biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference in Madrid, Spain. We also discussed the literature of World War I. That is appropriate to publish… Read more »
Coming soon to www.johndospassos.com, I interview Professor Rosa Maria Bautista Cordero, about the 2016 John Dos Passos Society Conference in Madrid. Rosa is a translator and an expert on Manhattan Transfer. I look forward to further consideration of Dos Passos’ experience in Spain.
I would love to see a commercial album of professional dramatic readings of Dos Passos–especially self-contained passages in the USA trilogy like the biographies. I tried my hand at a short bio reading today. After multiple takes, I recorded a solid reading of “Prince of Peace” from The 4nd Parallel. “Prince of Peace” is the… Read more »
The third volume of the new series of Hemingway’s collected letters is out, containing letters to John Dos Passos. I love reading the letters grandfather wrote to Hem. The letters JDP wrote to my Mom are my favorite.
The John Dos Passos Society, the American academic society devoted to study of his work, is busy preparing for its 2nd biennial conference, to be held in Madrid, Spain in June 2016. I talked recently to the current president of the Society, Victoria Bryan, about what this conference means for the Dos Passos legacy. Thanks… Read more »
Dr. Miguel Oliveira of Portugal is one of the finest Dos Passos scholars working today. His commitment to the legacy is remarkable. Today he contributes his thoughts on The Best Times (1966), Dos Passos’ memoirs. The memoirs were recently given new life thanks to Open Road Media. Open Road did a terrific job renewing the… Read more »
The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract of 250-300 http://www.besttramadolonlinestore.com words and a brief CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15th, 2016. Make note of any A/V requests in your abstract. The conference… Read more »
My literary website is here! Nowadays every writer has to tweet and hum and chirp on all frequencies to make a dime. Thanks to my grandfather http://www.mindanews.com/buy-propecia/ whose sublime landscape of Palma de Mallorca graces my homepage. I’m following a wonderful wordsmithing tradition!
French scholar Alice Béja has published a new book on my grandfather, Des Mots Pour Se Battre. Wonderful to see new JDP-related publishing! France was always a special place for my grandfather. I think it’s accurate to say that his knowledge of French was just a few shades below his English. And his culinary appetite… Read more »
The e-book format for The Best canadian online pharmacy legal Times by John Dos Passos is here! Revitalizing this title has long been a goal of mine for the legacy. Down the road, I would love to see a major publisher re-release the title in hard copy with a new introduction. I think of a… Read more »
Friend and filmmaker Sonia Tercero Ramiro has written a wonderful entry in Spain’s Huffington Post. Sonia is director and producer of Robles, Duelo al Sol, the new Spanish documentary on John Dos Passos, Robles, and the Spanish Civil War. I am so proud to be a part of this project. I miss order dostinex Spain…. Read more »
On Friday, I attended the awards ceremony for the 2014 John Dos Passos Prize at Longwood University. It was the first time I had ever attended the ceremony and it paid off handsomely. I met the faculty organizer of the program, David Magill, as well as the sponsor of the $2,000 prize, Sharon Coulter. Above… Read more »