Prejudices, second series by H. L. Mencken

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Author Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Title Prejudices, second series
Contents 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.
Credits Marc D’Hooghe
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Literature -- History and criticism
Subject American literature -- History and criticism
Subject American essays -- 20th century
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EBook-No. 53467
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Most Recently Updated Dec 26, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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