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H. L. Mencken

Philip M. Wagner

H. L. Mencken

by Philip M. Wagner

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mencken, H. L. -- 1880-1956 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip Wagner.
    SeriesUniversity of Minnesota pamphlets on American writers -- no. 62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23250538M

    H. L. Mencken. K likes. Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (Septem – Janu ) was a journalist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American Followers: 9K. Henry Louis Mencken (12 September – 29 January ), better known as H. L. Mencken, was a twentieth-century journalist, satirist, social critic, cynic, and freethinker, known as the "Sage of Baltimore" and the "American Nietzsche". He is often regarded as one of the most influential American writers of the early 20th century.

    H. L. Mencken is one of the most feared and revered critics of the 20th century. Read about how his writing helped influence much of the popular, social, and political culture. About A Mencken Chrestomathy. Edited and annotated by H.L.M., this is a selection from his out-of-print writings. They come mostly from books—the six installments of the Prejudices series, A Book of Burlesques, In Defense of Women, Notes on Democracy, Making a President, A Book of Calumny, Treatise on Right and Wrong—but there are also magazine and newspaper pieces .

    H. L. Mencken. likes. Henry Louis Mencken (* September in Baltimore, Maryland; † Januar ebenda) war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist, Literaturkritiker, Followers:   HL Mencken (aka Henry Mencken) in the s. Photograph: Alamy T he American century began in when President Wilson declared war on Germany and shipped more than a million troops to France.


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H.L. Mencken, America's greatest journalist and critic, wrote Notes on Democracy over 80 years ago. His time, the paranoid and intolerant years of World War I, Prohibition and the Scopes trial, is strikingly like our own. Notes isn't just a blast from the past, but also a perceptive and unsentimental report on contemporary life.

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Famed for his rapier wit as much as his ill-temperament, Henry Louis (H.L.) Mencken rose to national prominence as a journalist and correspondent for the Baltimore Sun. A student of Friedrich Nietzsche and Mark Twain, Mencken was a detractor of representative democracy, religion, and social norms, and thus stood in stark contrast against the.

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Mencken’s first book introduced Nietzsche to Americans, and he was a bit of an elitist. (eg, Democracy = the people getting what they want good and hard) But when it came to Prohibition Mencken Author: Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Enjoy the best H. Mencken Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by H.

Mencken, American Writer, Born Septem Share with your friends. A statement attributed to American journalist H. Mencken gained currency on many political blogs at the end of as an expression of the way many of President George W. Bush’s detractors. Henry Louis Mencken (Septem – Janu ), better known as H.

Mencken, was a twentieth-century journalist, satirist, social critic, cynic, and freethinker, known as the "Sage of Baltimore" and the "American Nietzsche".He is often regarded as one of the most influential American writers of the early 20th century.

At one point in his career, he was simultaneously. Sara Haardt Mencken, Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, H. Mencken, Sara Haardt Published by McGraw-Hill () ISBN ISBN The American Language, Supplement I by Mencken, H.

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The book, ″The Diary of H.L. Mencken,″ was edited by Mencken scholar Charles A. Fecher of Baltimore and published by Alfred A. Knopf. Mencken is revered by many writers and journalists for his erudite writing and often brilliant social and political criticism.

The National Press Club in Washington has a library named in his honor and The. The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Book of Burlesques, by H.

Mencken This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: A Book of Burlesques.

The first book on Nietzsche ever to appear in English, this examination by legendary journalist H. Mencken is still one of the most enlightening. Mencken wrote this book while still in his 20s, but his penchant for thoroughness was evident even at that young age—in preparation for writing this book, he read Nietzsche's works in their /5(10).

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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 school teacher who dared to teach evolution.H L Mencken.

Terry Teachout is a journalist and critic whose biography of Mencken, The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, was published in Henry Louis Mencken was born in Baltimore in and remained a lifelong resident.

Opinionated and controversial, he wrote columns for the Baltimore Evening Sun that earned him a national reputation. Time Machine is a new Printers Row Journal feature offering a look at past Tribune books coverage. This week, we offer H.L. Mencken's review of "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.