The Question and Answer section for Manhattan Transfer is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Do you have this quote in context? I am not familiar with this text.
women in his novel struggle against convention, traditional roles, and being considered the weaker sex.
This book is one of the best I've ever read, and yes, it is a masterpiece. Dos Passos easily transitions from one section to the next so well that you barely recognize the changing landscape of New York. His descriptions are sometimes...