from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dos Passos, John Roderigo 1896-1970. American writer whose works, such as the trilogy U.S.A. (1930-1936), combine narrative, stream of consciousness, biography, and newspaper quotations to depict American life.


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  • Both projects, and other 'smart textiles' inventions at the uni, draw on the town's wealth of local textile and engineering knowledge; the big mills of Humphrey Spender's Mass Observation 'Worktown' study in 1937-8 may mostly be closed, but the skills which manned them are part of Bolton's DNA.

    Fancy that - a computer bag which keeps the machine powered up

  • Jeffrey Richards, 'Cinemagoing in Worktown: regional film audiences in 1930s Britain', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 14, no.

    The Past is Before Us (1)


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