H.L. Mencken

H.L. Mencken

Prejudices, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Series

Book - 2010
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H.L. Mencken was the most provocative and influential journalist and cultural critic in twentieth-century America. In this volume and a companion, The Library of America presents all six series of Prejudices (1919-1927), the iconoclastic collections that helped blast American literature out of its complacency and into a new age of frankness and maturity. The fantastic linguistic inventiveness, full-bodied humor, and unwaveringly fierce courage of his journalism made him a liberating force for his contemporaries and a figure who remains unique in American writing. --from publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed by Penguin Group, [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781598530759
1598530755
Branch Call Number: 814.52 MENCKEN
Characteristics: xiii, 612 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Rodgers, Marion Elizabeth

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