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H.L. Mencken

Charles Angoff

H.L. Mencken

a portrait from memory

by Charles Angoff

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Published by A.S. Barnes in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mencken, H. L. -- 1880-1956.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Angoff.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16574046M

    H. L. Mencken. K likes. Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (Septem – Janu ) was a journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American Followers: 9K. No one ever argued more forcefully or with such acerbic wit against the foolish aspects of religion as H. L. Mencken (). As a journalist, he gained national prominence through his newspaper columns describing the now-famous Scopes trial, which pitted Fundamentalists against a public.

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      Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. MINORITY REPORT: H.L. Mencken's Notebooks User Review - Kirkus. Astringent commentator, this one time the Idol of the youth of the '20's, became — according to Barzun- the "Monumental Mencken" of the 40's. Now, posthumously, the jottings of his notebooks have.   It is often forgotten that before the early s, Mencken was better known as a literary critic than as a political one. His first published book after Ventures was a treatise on Shaw and his plays; this was followed by The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (), the first book-length study of Nietzsche in English. But it was during his joint editorship of the Smart Set with the drama.


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