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A Book Of Burlesques

  [english | 1916]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Henry Louis H. L. Mencken (September 12 1880 - January 29 1956) was an American journalist essayist magazine editor satirist acerbic critic of American life and culture and a student of American English. Mencken known as the Sage of Baltimore is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century. Mencken is known for writing The ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 131

A Book Of Prefaces

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken


Summary: [A Book of Prefaces is H. L. Menckens 1917 collection of essays criticizing American culture authors and movements. Mencken describing this work as My My most important book in its effects upon my professional career. In fact the book was considered vitriolic enough that Menckens close friend Alfred Knopf was concerned about publishing it because of the massive increase in patriotism during World ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 201

Damn

  [english | 1918]  

H Mencken


Summary: [H. L. Mencken is one of those rare entities A griping opinioated curmudgeon whose ideas are still fresh today. In Damn! A book of calumny he raves on topics ranging from religion to popular culture from science to race.He namedrops and idolizes figures in history from Moses to Cotton Mather.At times Mecnken can incite humor horror and rage in the reader. If you dont mind having your feathers ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 436

Europe After 815

  [english | 1914]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900 is a 1986 book written by Alfred Crosby.]
Genres: [humor | satire | travelDownloads: 42

In Defense Of Women

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Issued in case with: Attending marvels / George Gaylord Simpson.]
Genres: [satire | criticism | essaysDownloads: 349

Mark Twain Americanism

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Henry Louis H. L. Mencken (September 12 1880 - January 29 1956) was an American journalist essayist magazine editor satirist acerbic critic of American life and culture and a student of American English. Mencken known as the Sage of Baltimore is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century. Mencken is known for writing The ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 459

The American Credo

  [english | 1920]  

H Mencken


Summary: [Henry Louis H. L. Mencken (September 12 1880 - January 29 1956) was an American journalist essayist magazine editor satirist acerbic critic of American life and culture and a student of American English. Mencken known as the Sage of Baltimore is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century. Mencken is known for writing The ...]
Genres: [essays | criticismDownloads: 478