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H.L. Mencken on American literature

Author: H L Mencken; S T Joshi
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2002.
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This is a collection of Mencken's reviews of the leading American writers of his time, including provocative analyses of the best and worst in American literature. He took great pains to vaunt  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
H.L. Mencken on American literature.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2002
(OCoLC)606807725
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken; S T Joshi
ISBN: 0821414291 9780821414293
OCLC Number: 48876574
Description: xx, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Eight years of reviewing --
Books I have not read --
On reviewing --
Fifteen years of book reviewing --
Mark Twain --
Edgar Allan Poe --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Henry James --
Theodore Dreiser --
Willa Cather --
Sherwood Anderson --
James Branch Cabell --
F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Sinclair Lewis --
John Dos Passos --
Ernest Hemingway --
Ambrose Bierce --
Edith Wharton --
William Dean Howells --
Jack London --
Abraham Cahan --
Ring Lardner --
Ellen Glasgow --
O. Henry --
Will Levington Comfort --
Marjorie Benton Cooke --
Winston Churchill --
Mary MacLane --
E.M. Hull --
Gertrude Atherton --
Thomas Dixon, Jr. --
Percival Pollard --
Leon Kellner --
Wilson and Helen Follett --
Paul Elmer More --
Stuart P. Sherman --
T.S. Eliot --
Margaret Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by S.T. Joshi.

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"By sorting through the more than 900,000 words of Mencken's Smart Set criticism, and significant other writings as well, S. T. Joshi is more conversant with Mencken's literary criticism than anyone Read more...

 
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