Daniel Aaron's chapter on Dos Passos, footnote 20
20. The psychoanalytic explanation for Dos Passos's radicalism is offered
by Martin Kallich in *The Antioch Review*, X (March l9S0), pp. 99-
106. Kallich suggests that the hatred of his father "may have
contributed to his distrust of all forms of authority that can possibly
invade the individual's right" (p. 102). It should be noted, however, that
his father, a successful and rich corporation lawyer, displayed his own
kind of Intransigence. The alleged y "Tory" Dos Passos, now living in
Westmoreland County, Virginia, is still no "defender of vested interests."
See Granville Hicks, "The Politics of John Dos Passos," *The
Antioch Review*, X (March 1950), p. 97. Schneider's review is in
*NM*, XX (Aug. 11, 1936), pp. 4041. For Dos Passos's 1939 credo, see
*PR*, VI (Summer 1939), n. 27.
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