The Resource The skeptic : a life of H.L. Mencken, Terry Teachout

The skeptic : a life of H.L. Mencken, Terry Teachout

Label
The skeptic : a life of H.L. Mencken
Title
The skeptic
Title remainder
a life of H.L. Mencken
Statement of responsibility
Terry Teachout
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the outspoken American writer and critic traces his early days as a cub reporter to his tenure as founding editor of The American Mercury, citing his controversial views on religion, art, love, and politicians
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teachout, Terry
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3525.E43
LC item number
Z84 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Mencken, Henry L
  • Authors, American
  • Journalists
  • Editors
  • Authors, American
  • Editors
  • Journalists
  • United States
Label
The skeptic : a life of H.L. Mencken, Terry Teachout
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliograpical references (p. [391]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • "Don't wait until the firemen arrive" : becoming a legend, 1918-1923
  • 6.
  • "I am my own party" : at the American Mercury, 1924-1928
  • 7.
  • "I discern no tremors" : marriage and the Crash, 1929-1935
  • 8.
  • "We'll even it up" : the age of Roosevelt II, 1935-1941
  • 9.
  • "It will become infamous to doubt" : skeptic in exile, 1942-1948
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • "Until thought and memory adjourn" : scourge at bay, 1948-1956
  • "I'd have butchered beautifully" : birth of a bourgeois, 1880-1899
  • 2. "A
  • sort of celestial call" : reporter and editor, 1899-1906
  • 3.
  • "Wider and lusher fields" : columnist and critic, 1906-1914
  • 4. "The
  • Puritans have all the cards" : at the Smart Set, 1915-1918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 410 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780060505288
Lccn
2002024953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49386100
  • (OCoLC)ocm49386100
Label
The skeptic : a life of H.L. Mencken, Terry Teachout
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliograpical references (p. [391]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • "Don't wait until the firemen arrive" : becoming a legend, 1918-1923
  • 6.
  • "I am my own party" : at the American Mercury, 1924-1928
  • 7.
  • "I discern no tremors" : marriage and the Crash, 1929-1935
  • 8.
  • "We'll even it up" : the age of Roosevelt II, 1935-1941
  • 9.
  • "It will become infamous to doubt" : skeptic in exile, 1942-1948
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • "Until thought and memory adjourn" : scourge at bay, 1948-1956
  • "I'd have butchered beautifully" : birth of a bourgeois, 1880-1899
  • 2. "A
  • sort of celestial call" : reporter and editor, 1899-1906
  • 3.
  • "Wider and lusher fields" : columnist and critic, 1906-1914
  • 4. "The
  • Puritans have all the cards" : at the Smart Set, 1915-1918
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 410 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780060505288
Lccn
2002024953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49386100
  • (OCoLC)ocm49386100

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