Prejudices, fourth series by H. L. Mencken

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Author Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
LoC No. 24028241
Title Prejudices, fourth series
Original Publication United States: Alfred A. Knopf,1924.
Contents 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.
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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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