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H. L. Mencken"s Smart set criticism.

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSmart set criticism.
StatementSelected and edited by William H. Nolte.
ContributionsNolte, William Henry, 1928- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 A6 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 349 p.
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608894M
LC Control Number68016387

Nolte's indispensable H. L. Mencken 's Smart Set Criticism (), still in print, it also includes a number of previously uncollected pieces, not a few of which are both significant and readable. H. L. Mencken on American Literature. • The Impossible H. L. Mencken, edited by Marion E. Rodgers • H. L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism, edited by William H. Nolte. Two days ago I commented on a remarkable piece of Menken analysis on the kind of person who runs for the Presidency. And just now I read your FR profile where you pinpointed the very same essay: ).

  The lines of influence run from Darwin through T.H. Huxley to Mencken’s naturalism and from Nietzsche to Mencken’s aestheticism and from H.L. Mencken’s editorials to young upper middle class Losters on college campuses via the Baltimore Sun, The Smart Set and American Mercury. We can similarly draw a line straight from Nietzsche to. Mencken's brief review of Tales of the Jazz Age is reprinted below for the first time since its original publication. The notice appeared in section IV of "Some New Books," on p. of the July, issue of The Smart Set. In this section of his long essay-review, HLM discusses books by regular Smart Set authors. Below is the text of the.

  Garrison Keillor’s “The Writers’ Almanac” notes the birthday of journalist-humorist-cynic H. L. Mencken. I always think of his reference to the “booboisee.” I would love to see him and Molly Ivins writing today, as our national politics have hit a nadir. It’s the birthday of German-American satirist, cultural critic, and journalist H.L. Mencken () (books. Mencken's America is a sampling of uncollected work, arranged to present the wide-ranging treatise on American culture that Mencken himself never wrote." "The core of the book is a series of six articles on "The American" published in the Smart Set in and


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If not for Mencken's absurd racial theories (sadly common at that time)hovering in the background, this would get five stars. Conversely, there are many witty, incisive aspects to his criticism on display in Smart Set, which is also richly represented in the more comprehensive Mencken Chrestomathy.

Smart Set is an interesting historical by: 6. H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Welcome the long overdue re-release of Mencken's /5.

H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism by H. Mencken, William H. Nolte (Editor) Paperback $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Publish your book with B&: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages portrait 24 cm: Contents: American culture --Critics and criticism --The art of fiction --The drama and some dramatists --Poetry --Music --Autobiographies --Politics and politicians --Psychology --The critic as demolition expert --Literati --Miscellany Titles: Smart set criticism.

H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism Henry Louis Mencken No preview available - Common terms and phrases. Thus the book, still considered a classic in its field, is both a linguistic and social history of the United States.

Mencken died in his sleep on Janu He was interred in Baltimore's Loudon Park Cemetery.4/5(2). An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Mencken's Smart set criticism by Mencken, H. (Henry Louis), ; Nolte, William Henry, ed. Publication date Publisher Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell. Writings in the Smart Set, Volume 1: Edited and Annotated by S.

Joshi (Collected Essays and Journalism of H. Mencken) by H. Mencken and S. Joshi | Oct 9, out of 5 stars 1. The Smart Set written by Thomas Quinn Curtiss and has been published by Hal Leonard Corporation this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on with Literary Criticism categories.

Over the past several months, I have been reading H.L. Mencken's six series of Prejudices, as I find myself reacting to and being inspired by a critic whose works cited above were published between and and came from reproduced newspaper columns and pieces that appeared in his The Smart Set.

Mencken Mencken in Born Henry Louis Mencken () Septem Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Died Janu () (aged 75) Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Occupation Journalist, essayist, satirist, social critic Notable credit(s) The Baltimore Sun Spouse(s) Sara Haardt (–35, her death) Parent(s) August Mencken Sr.

(father) Relatives August Mencken Jr. It was only after Mencken and Nathan left the Smart Set and co-founded the American Mercury in that his interest, to the dismay of the literati he had boosted at the Smart Set, turned chiefly to politics and social he remained friendly with and wrote about Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Willa Cather, Dos Passos, Edmund Wilson and others.

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Mencken— The Smart Set (editorship –23) and American Mercury (which he coedited between and ). A powerful influence and a scathing critic of puritanism, Mencken helped launch the new fiction.

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For better or worse, I am a child of the Plains, and so my first experience with H. Mencken was less an introduction than a confrontation. I first learned of the Sage of Baltimore during his cameo appearance in a Great Plains history course, at the University of Nebraska.

Mencken () My Life as Author and Editor ed. and with an introduction by Jonathan Yardley (New York: Knopf), p. Quotations from the writings of H. Mencken used by permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, in accordance with the terms of Mr Mencken’s.

William Henry Nolte is the author of H. Mencken, Literary Critic ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Merrill Checklist Of Robi /5(9). The Smart Set: George Jean Nathan and H.

Mencken: Cloth Book Thomas Quinn Curtiss, Author Applause Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Criticism of Criticism of Criticism: An Essay by H.L. Mencken this balderdash takes the form of the late Hamilton Wright Mabie’s “White List of Books” ; at its worst, it is comstockery, an idiotic and abominable thing.

To dispute the categories is to set up a new anti-categorical category. And to admire the work of Shakespeare is. The Smart Set was an American literary magazine, founded by Colonel William d'Alton Mann and published from March to June During its Jazz Age heyday under the editorship of H.L.

Mencken and George Jean Nathan, The Smart Set offered many up-and-coming authors their start and gave them access to a relatively large audience. Its headquarters was in New York City. In a article about George Nathan (Mencken's co-editor at the literary magazine The Smart Set), Charles Angoff, who had previously published a biography of .One of H.L.

Mencken’s finest essays, Mr. Justice Holmes, is a review of The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes by Alfred Lief with foreword by George Kirchwey.

Written inthe essay was first published in the American Mercury in May of that year. This essay and hundreds more may be found in A Mencken Chrestomathy by Vintage Books.