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Author Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.

Title Mencken's America / edited by S. T. Joshi.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.913 M522m 2004    ---  Available
Description xx, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index.
Contents Prologue : On living in the United States -- The American : a treatise : The American ; The American : his morals ; The American : his language ; The American : his idea of beauty ; The American : his freedom ; The American : his new Puritanism -- The American landscape : Good old Baltimore ; Maryland : apex of normalcy ; The city of seven Sundays ; Along the Potomac ; San Francisco : a memory ; San Francisco ; New York -- American politics, morality, and religion : Meditation in E minor -- What ails the republic ; The American politician ; Religion in America : 1. Evangelical pastors ; 2. Church and state ; 3. The American religion ; The burden of credulity ; Notes on Negro strategy -- American art, literature, and culture : Puritanism as a literary force ; The American tradition ; The low-down on Hollywood ; Palmy days for authors -- Epilogue : Testament.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.
Added Author Joshi, S. T., 1958-
ISBN 082141531X (acid-free paper)
0821415328 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

 
    
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