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A Mencken chrestomathy

Author: H L Mencken
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1962, ©1949.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken
OCLC Number: 13957505
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
Description: xvi, 627 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Homo sapiens --
Types of men --
Women --
Religion --
Morals --
Crime and punishment --
Death --
Government --
Democracy --
Americans --
The South --
History --
Statesmen --
American immortals (Mr. Justice Holmes, Professor Veblen, John D. Rockefeller) --
Odd fish (Aimee Semple McPherson, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Joseph Bonaparte) --
Economics --
Psychology --
Science --
Quackery --
The human body --
Utopian flights --
Souvenirs of a journalist --
Criticism --
Literature --
Literati (Poe, Whitman, Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, Hamlin Garland, Henry James, Dreiser, Ring Lardner, Joseph Conrad) --
Music --
The lesser arts --
Buffooneries --
Sententiae --
Appendix.
Responsibility: edited and annotated by the author.

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