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Prejudices, H.L. Mencken

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Prejudices
Title
Prejudices
Statement of responsibility
H.L. Mencken
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These essays, first published between 1919 and 1927, ushered in a new cosmopolitanism and skepticism in twentieth-century America. Taking on all aspects of the conformism and provincial narrowness of the American worldview that he saw, Mencken launched himself at a wide variety of targets with his usual humor and richness
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committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
IMF
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1880-1956
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Mencken, H. L.
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3525.E43
LC item number
P88 2010
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Library of America
Series volume
206-207
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  • American essays
  • American literature
  • Literature
  • American essays
  • American literature
  • Literature
Label
Prejudices, H.L. Mencken
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1919-1927
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • [V. 1.] First, second, and third series -- [v. 2.] Fourth, fifth, and sixth series
  • First series. Criticism of criticism of criticism -- The late Mr. Wells -- Arnold Bennett -- The dean -- Professor Veblen -- The new poetry movement -- The heir of Mark Twain -- Hermann Sudermann -- George Ade -- The Butte Bashkirtseff -- Six members of the Institute : The Boudoir Balzac ; A stranger on Parnassus ; A merchant of mush ; The last of the Victorians ; A bad novelist ; A Broadway Brandes -- The genealogy of etiquette -- The American Magazine -- The Ulster Polonius -- The unheeded law-giver -- The blushful mystery : Sex hygiene ; Art and sex ; A loss to romance ; Sex on the stage -- George Jean Nathan -- Portrait of an immortal soul -- Jack London -- Among the avatars -- Three American immortals : Aristotelean obsequies ; Edgar Allan Poe ; Memorial service. Second series. The National letters : Prophets and their visions ; The answering fact ; The Ashes of New England ; The ferment underground ; In the literary abattoir ; Underlying causes ; The lonesome artist ; The cultural background ; Under the campus pump ; The intolerable burden ; Epilogue -- Roosevelt : an autopsy -- The Sahara of the Bozart -- The Divine Afflatus -- Scientific examination of a popular virtue -- Exeunt Omnes -- The allied arts : On music-lovers ; Opera ; The music of to-morrow ; Tempo di Valse ; The Puritan as artist ; The human face ; The cerebral mime -- The cult of hope -- The dry millennium : The Holy War ; The lure of Babylon ; Cupid and well-water ; The triumph of idealism -- Appendix on a tender theme : The nature of love ; The incomparable buzzsaw ; Women as spectacles ; Woman and the artist ; Martyrs ; The burnt child ; The supreme comedy ; A hidden cause ; Bad workmanship. Third series. On being an American -- Huneker : a memory -- Footnote on criticism -- Das Kapital -- Ad Imaginem Dei Creavit Illum : The life of man ; The anthropomorphic delusion ; Meditation on meditation ; Man and his soul ; Coda -- Star-spangled men -- The poet and his art -- Five men at random : Abraham Lincoln ; Paul Elmer More ; Madison Cawein ; Frank Harris ; Havelock Ellis -- The nature of liberty -- The novel -- The forward-looker -- Memorial service -- Education -- Types of men : The romantic ; The skeptic ; The believer ; The worker ; The physician ; The scientist ; The business man ; The king ; The average man ; The truth-seeker ; The pacifist ; The relative ; The friend -- The dismal science -- Matters of state : Le Contrat Social ; On minorities -- Reflections on the drama -- Advice to young men : To him that hath ; The venerable examined ; Duty ; Martyrs ; The disabled veteran ; Patriotism -- Suite Américaine : Aspiration ; Virtue ; Eminence -- Appendix: from My life as author and editor
  • 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Isbn
9781598530742
Isbn Type
(1st-3rd series)
Lccn
2011456653
System control number
  • (OCoLC)762140598
  • (OCoLC)ocn762140598
Label
Prejudices, H.L. Mencken
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1919-1927
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
  • [V. 1.] First, second, and third series -- [v. 2.] Fourth, fifth, and sixth series
  • First series. Criticism of criticism of criticism -- The late Mr. Wells -- Arnold Bennett -- The dean -- Professor Veblen -- The new poetry movement -- The heir of Mark Twain -- Hermann Sudermann -- George Ade -- The Butte Bashkirtseff -- Six members of the Institute : The Boudoir Balzac ; A stranger on Parnassus ; A merchant of mush ; The last of the Victorians ; A bad novelist ; A Broadway Brandes -- The genealogy of etiquette -- The American Magazine -- The Ulster Polonius -- The unheeded law-giver -- The blushful mystery : Sex hygiene ; Art and sex ; A loss to romance ; Sex on the stage -- George Jean Nathan -- Portrait of an immortal soul -- Jack London -- Among the avatars -- Three American immortals : Aristotelean obsequies ; Edgar Allan Poe ; Memorial service. Second series. The National letters : Prophets and their visions ; The answering fact ; The Ashes of New England ; The ferment underground ; In the literary abattoir ; Underlying causes ; The lonesome artist ; The cultural background ; Under the campus pump ; The intolerable burden ; Epilogue -- Roosevelt : an autopsy -- The Sahara of the Bozart -- The Divine Afflatus -- Scientific examination of a popular virtue -- Exeunt Omnes -- The allied arts : On music-lovers ; Opera ; The music of to-morrow ; Tempo di Valse ; The Puritan as artist ; The human face ; The cerebral mime -- The cult of hope -- The dry millennium : The Holy War ; The lure of Babylon ; Cupid and well-water ; The triumph of idealism -- Appendix on a tender theme : The nature of love ; The incomparable buzzsaw ; Women as spectacles ; Woman and the artist ; Martyrs ; The burnt child ; The supreme comedy ; A hidden cause ; Bad workmanship. Third series. On being an American -- Huneker : a memory -- Footnote on criticism -- Das Kapital -- Ad Imaginem Dei Creavit Illum : The life of man ; The anthropomorphic delusion ; Meditation on meditation ; Man and his soul ; Coda -- Star-spangled men -- The poet and his art -- Five men at random : Abraham Lincoln ; Paul Elmer More ; Madison Cawein ; Frank Harris ; Havelock Ellis -- The nature of liberty -- The novel -- The forward-looker -- Memorial service -- Education -- Types of men : The romantic ; The skeptic ; The believer ; The worker ; The physician ; The scientist ; The business man ; The king ; The average man ; The truth-seeker ; The pacifist ; The relative ; The friend -- The dismal science -- Matters of state : Le Contrat Social ; On minorities -- Reflections on the drama -- Advice to young men : To him that hath ; The venerable examined ; Duty ; Martyrs ; The disabled veteran ; Patriotism -- Suite Américaine : Aspiration ; Virtue ; Eminence -- Appendix: from My life as author and editor
  • 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
2 v.
Isbn
9781598530742
Isbn Type
(1st-3rd series)
Lccn
2011456653
System control number
  • (OCoLC)762140598
  • (OCoLC)ocn762140598

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