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H.L. Mencken and the "American Mercury" adventure.

M. K. Singleton

H.L. Mencken and the "American Mercury" adventure.

by M. K. Singleton

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Published by Duke University Press, Cambridge University Press in Durham, N.C, London .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination269p.,ill.,23cm
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20359002M

    H.L. Mencken The American Language, first published in , is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the colored. 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.

    Mencken's deluge was awesome, as was its equal and opposite reaction, which reached virtual apoplexy after his founding of the outspoken and notorious American Mercury in – H. L. Mencken and The American Mercury. Asbury achieved first notoriety with a story that H. L. Mencken published in his magazine, The American Mercury in The story profiled a prostitute from Asbury's hometown of Farmington, Missouri.

    H.L. Mencken was not quite done with lawsuits. Just a few days after his victory in Boston, the Solicitor of the U.S. Post Office declared that, despite the judge's ruling, American Mercury was obscene and therefore sending it through the mails was a federal offense. Mencken responded by . Browse and buy a vast selection of Pulp Magazine Books and Collectibles on Passion for books. Sign On My Account Basket The American Mercury, February H. L. Mencken, Others. H. L. Mencken (editor), Edgar Lee Masters, Ralph Milne Fa Fortune Magazine, December Fortune Magazine.


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Mencken's editorship of the American Mercury, and this fortunate state of affairs is partly the result of efforts by H. Mencken himself. First Edition, First Printing of this detailed history of one of the smartest American periodical of the s and s -- The American Mercury -- and its legendary editor and contributor, H.L.

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[M K Singleton] -- Author describes the influence of Mencken and the "American mercury" in the 's. Your Web browser is. This beautifully bound facsimile edition of Volume 1 of the American Mercury magazine is a marvelous replacement for the deteriorated copies we had in our collection which no one could handle due to the fragility of the pages.5/5(1).

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26 September, No One Trusts the FBI. 25 September, by H.L. Mencken A review of Meet General Grant by W. Woodward (Horace Liverwright, publishers); The American Mercury, THE DREADFUL title of this book is not the least [ ] Posted in Vintage Mencken Tagged Civil War, Confederacy, H.L.

Mencken, Reconstruction, The American Mercury, Ulysses S. Grant, US presidents, W.E. Woodward. BALTIMORE (AP) _ The previously secret diary of writer and social critic H.L.

Mencken reveals virulent anti-Semitism, racism and pro-Nazi leanings, shocking even the sympathetic Mencken scholar who edited it. The diary, type-written on 2, pages from towas sealed on Mencken's instructions for 25 years after his death in The (Baltimore) Evening Sun, where Mencken once. H.L.

Mencken, controversialist, humorous journalist, and pungent critic of American life who powerfully influenced U.S. fiction through the s. He jeered at American sham, pretension, provincialism, and prudery, and he ridiculed the nation’s organized religion, business, and middle class (or ‘booboisie’).

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Mencken hand Harlow harpsichord House human interest Jewish lady legislators less Liberty Bonds literary living. 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 that never got between covers (from the American 5/5(4).

Henry Louis "H.L." Mencken became one of the most influential and prolific journalists in America in the s and '30s, writing about all the shams and con artists in the world. He attacked chiropractors and the Ku Klux Klan, politicians and other journalists.

Most of all, he attacked Puritan morality.4/5. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Mencken (Mencken, H. (Henry Louis), ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Mencken, H. (Henry Louis), The American Credo: A Contribution Toward the Interpretation of the National Mind (New York: Alfred A.

Knopf, ), also by George Jean Nathan (Gutenberg text and page images). The Online Books Page. presents serial archive listings for. The American Mercury. The American Mercury was an American political and literary magazine founded by H. L., Mencken and George Jean Nathan. (There is a Wikipedia article about this serial.).

Publication History. The American Mercury began publication in The first actively copyright-renewed issue is February (v. 4 no. H.L. Mencken () was an American journalist, critic, and scholar, considered one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the twentieth century.

He instigated controversy in his powerful critiques. He supported social Darwinism, opposed U.S. entry into. "The Diary of H.L. Mencken," is published by Alfred A. Knopf. edited the Smart Set and the American Mercury magazines, wrote dozens of books, and contributed to numerous other publications.

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Free shipping for many products. It was founded in by H.L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan. Under the editorship of Mencken, the periodical fast gained a reputation for the vitriolic articles he directed at the American public (the “booboisie”) and for Nathan’s excellent theatrical criticism.

Find nearly any book by H. Mencken. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. Search H. Mencken (Mencken, H. L.) used books, rare books and new books More editions of American Mercury: American Mercury: ISBN () Hardcover, Garber Communications, With all else Mencken, even when editing The Smart Set and The American Mercury, insisted on living in Baltimore.

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L. Mencken (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Mencken resigned from the editorship of the American Mercury inat a time when his political views were seen as getting more conservative and out of touch with progressive readers.

Mencken expressed open contempt for President Franklin D. Roosevelt and endlessly mocked and condemned the programs of the New Deal.The editor of The American Mercury, an influential magazine of the 's and 30's, Mencken remains as one of the most influential personalities in American journalism.

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