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Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series, H. L. Mencken

Label
Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series
Title
Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series
Statement of responsibility
H. L. Mencken
Title variation
H. L. Mencken, Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1880-1956
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Mencken, H. L.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rodgers, Marion Elizabeth
Series statement
Library of America
Series volume
207
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  • American literature
  • Literature
  • American essays
  • United States
Label
Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series, H. L. Mencken
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Marion Elizabeth Rodgers wrote the chronology and notes for this volume"--P. [vii]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-596) and index
Contents
  • Fourth series. The American tradition -- The husbandman -- High and ghostly matters : The cosmic secretariat ; The nature of faith ; The devotee ; The restoration of beauty ; End-product ; Another ; Holy clerks -- Justice under democracy -- Reflections on human monogamy : The eternal farce ; Venus at the domestic hearth ; The rat-trap ; The love chase ; Women as realpolitiker ; Footnote for suffragettes ; The helpmate ; The mime ; Cavia Cobaya ; The survivor ; The veteran's disaster ; Moral indignation ; The man and his shadow ; The balance-sheet ; Yearning -- The politician -- From a critic's notebook : Progress ; The iconoclast ; The artists' model ; The good citizen as artist ; Definitive judgments -- Totentanz -- Meditations in the Methodist desert : The new Galahad ; Optimist vs. Optimist ; Caveat for the defense ; Portrait of an ideal world -- Essay in constructive criticism -- On the nature of man : The animal that thinks ; Veritas Odium Parit ; The eternal cripple ; The test ; National characters ; The goal ; Psychology at 5 A.M. ; The reward ; The altruist ; The man of honor -- Bugaboo -- On government -- Toward a realistic aesthetic : The nature of art ; The one-legged art ; Symbiosis and the artist -- Contributions to the study of vulgar psychology : The downfall of the Navy ; The mind of the slave ; The art eternal -- The American novel -- People and things : The capital of a great republic ; Ambassadors of Christ ; Bilder aus schöner Zeit ; The high seas ; The Shrine of Mnemosyne --
  • Fifth series. Four moral causes : Birth control ; Comstockery ; Capital punishment ; War -- Four makers of tales : Conrad ; Hergesheimer ; Lardner ; Masters -- In memoriam : W. J. B. -- The hills of Zion -- Beethoven -- Rondo on an ancient theme -- Protestantism in the Republic -- From the files of a book reviewer : Counter-offensive ; Heretics ; The grove of academe ; The schoolma'm's goal ; The heroic age ; The woes of a 100% American ; Yazoo's favorite ; The father of service ; A modern masterpiece ; Sweet stuff -- The fringes of lovely letters : Authorship as a trade ; Authors as persons ; Birth pangs ; Want ad ; Literature and the schoolma'am ; The critic and his job ; Painting and its critics ; Greenwich Village -- Essay in pedagogy -- On living in Baltimore -- The last New Englander -- The nation -- Officers and gentlemen -- Golden age -- Edgar Saltus -- Miscellaneous notes : Martyrs ; The ancients ; Jack Ketch as eugenist ; Heroes ; An historic blunder ; On cynicism ; Music and sin ; The champion ; Honor in America ; Notes in the margin of a treatise on psychology ; Definition -- Catechism --
  • Sixth series. Journalism in America -- From the memoirs of a subject of the United States : Government by bounder ; Constructive proposal ; The nature of government ; Freudian footnote ; Bach to Bach! -- The human mind : On metaphysicians ; On suicide ; On controversy ; On faith -- Clarion call to poets -- Souvenirs of a book reviewer : The Emperor of Wowsers ; Thwacks from the motherland ; The powers of the air ; To the glory of an artist ; God help the South! ; The immortal Democrat ; Fides Ante Intellectum ; Speech day in the Greisenheim ; Professors of English -- Five little excursions : Brahms ; Johann Strauss ; Poetry in America ; Victualry as a fine art ; The libido for the ugly -- Hymn to the truth -- The pedagogy of sex -- Metropolis -- Dives into quackery : Chiropractic ; Criminology ; Eugenics -- Life under bureaucracy -- In the rolling mills -- Ambrose Bierce -- The executive secretary -- Invitation to the dance -- Aubade -- Appendix from Moronia : Note on technic ; Interlude in the Socratic manner ; Valentino
Control code
ocn548596965
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 612 p.
Isbn
9781598530759
Lccn
2010924447
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010924447
Label
Prejudices, fourth, fifth, and sixth series, H. L. Mencken
Publication
Note
"Marion Elizabeth Rodgers wrote the chronology and notes for this volume"--P. [vii]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-596) and index
Contents
  • Fourth series. The American tradition -- The husbandman -- High and ghostly matters : The cosmic secretariat ; The nature of faith ; The devotee ; The restoration of beauty ; End-product ; Another ; Holy clerks -- Justice under democracy -- Reflections on human monogamy : The eternal farce ; Venus at the domestic hearth ; The rat-trap ; The love chase ; Women as realpolitiker ; Footnote for suffragettes ; The helpmate ; The mime ; Cavia Cobaya ; The survivor ; The veteran's disaster ; Moral indignation ; The man and his shadow ; The balance-sheet ; Yearning -- The politician -- From a critic's notebook : Progress ; The iconoclast ; The artists' model ; The good citizen as artist ; Definitive judgments -- Totentanz -- Meditations in the Methodist desert : The new Galahad ; Optimist vs. Optimist ; Caveat for the defense ; Portrait of an ideal world -- Essay in constructive criticism -- On the nature of man : The animal that thinks ; Veritas Odium Parit ; The eternal cripple ; The test ; National characters ; The goal ; Psychology at 5 A.M. ; The reward ; The altruist ; The man of honor -- Bugaboo -- On government -- Toward a realistic aesthetic : The nature of art ; The one-legged art ; Symbiosis and the artist -- Contributions to the study of vulgar psychology : The downfall of the Navy ; The mind of the slave ; The art eternal -- The American novel -- People and things : The capital of a great republic ; Ambassadors of Christ ; Bilder aus schöner Zeit ; The high seas ; The Shrine of Mnemosyne --
  • Fifth series. Four moral causes : Birth control ; Comstockery ; Capital punishment ; War -- Four makers of tales : Conrad ; Hergesheimer ; Lardner ; Masters -- In memoriam : W. J. B. -- The hills of Zion -- Beethoven -- Rondo on an ancient theme -- Protestantism in the Republic -- From the files of a book reviewer : Counter-offensive ; Heretics ; The grove of academe ; The schoolma'm's goal ; The heroic age ; The woes of a 100% American ; Yazoo's favorite ; The father of service ; A modern masterpiece ; Sweet stuff -- The fringes of lovely letters : Authorship as a trade ; Authors as persons ; Birth pangs ; Want ad ; Literature and the schoolma'am ; The critic and his job ; Painting and its critics ; Greenwich Village -- Essay in pedagogy -- On living in Baltimore -- The last New Englander -- The nation -- Officers and gentlemen -- Golden age -- Edgar Saltus -- Miscellaneous notes : Martyrs ; The ancients ; Jack Ketch as eugenist ; Heroes ; An historic blunder ; On cynicism ; Music and sin ; The champion ; Honor in America ; Notes in the margin of a treatise on psychology ; Definition -- Catechism --
  • Sixth series. Journalism in America -- From the memoirs of a subject of the United States : Government by bounder ; Constructive proposal ; The nature of government ; Freudian footnote ; Bach to Bach! -- The human mind : On metaphysicians ; On suicide ; On controversy ; On faith -- Clarion call to poets -- Souvenirs of a book reviewer : The Emperor of Wowsers ; Thwacks from the motherland ; The powers of the air ; To the glory of an artist ; God help the South! ; The immortal Democrat ; Fides Ante Intellectum ; Speech day in the Greisenheim ; Professors of English -- Five little excursions : Brahms ; Johann Strauss ; Poetry in America ; Victualry as a fine art ; The libido for the ugly -- Hymn to the truth -- The pedagogy of sex -- Metropolis -- Dives into quackery : Chiropractic ; Criminology ; Eugenics -- Life under bureaucracy -- In the rolling mills -- Ambrose Bierce -- The executive secretary -- Invitation to the dance -- Aubade -- Appendix from Moronia : Note on technic ; Interlude in the Socratic manner ; Valentino
Control code
ocn548596965
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 612 p.
Isbn
9781598530759
Lccn
2010924447
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010924447

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