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The Vintage Mencken

  • 240 Pages
  • 1.89 MB
  • English
Vintage Books , New York
Statementgathered by Alistair Cooke.
ContributionsCooke, Alistair, 1908-
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 A6 1990b
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2217090M
ISBN 100679728953
LC Control Number89040542

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Read 57 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The anthology that spans an entire lifetime of writing by Ameri /5. Mencken's style, wit, and genius for the well-wrought phrase are brought to the fore in this collection of his best writing.

This is a must for anyone with an appreciation for the English language. The tragedy is that Mencken's name is unknown to American students today, and many of their teachers as well/5(3). About the Author. Mencken was born in Baltimore in and died there in He began his long career as a journalist, critic, and philologist on the Baltimore Morning Herald in In he joined the staff of the Baltimore Sun, thus beginning an association that lasted until a /5(47).

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I LOVE Mencken. He is an amazing author and Alistair Cooke does a wonderful intro and arrangement of HLM finest essays. That being said the physical book is of very poor quality.

I’m to page 9 and the page is crooked (shared a picture) and the binding is separating/5(3). The Vintage Mencken, edited by Alistair Cooke, will have readers reaching for their dictionaries and laughing uproariously at the same time. Mencken, in savage and truculent language, denounces politicians, YMCA's,educational systems, American authors, police officers, and other manifestations of by: Editions for The Vintage Mencken: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Pape Cited by: The Vintage Mencken, edited by Alistair Cooke, will have readers reaching for their dictionaries and laughing uproariously at the same time.

Mencken, in savage and truculent language, denounces politicians, YMCA's,educational systems, American authors, police officers, and 4/5(42). Alistair Cooke has 68 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Alistair Cooke’s most popular book is Alistair Cooke's America. The Vintage Mencken. [H L Mencken] -- A collection of the best of H.L.

Mencken's writings, one that seeks to reacquaint older readers with his work and to introduce younger readers for the first time to one of the master craftsmen of. The first I ever heard of HL Mencken was when I read his obit with a pic of his moon face with a stubby cigar in the middle of his mouth and the worst haircut I ever saw parted in the middle.

I realized then I had to read him, and a few days later I found The Vintage Mencken in a campus bookstore/5(47). About The Vintage Mencken The anthology that spans an entire lifetime of writing by America’s greatest curmudgeon, with a "flick of mischief on nearly every page.".

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Title: The Vintage Mencken/5(4). The Vintage Mencken features a collection of newspaper articles and essays written by famous Baltimore journalist and intellectual H.L.

Mencken. Topics range from nostalgic remembrances of the Baltimore of Mencken's childhood to intense and witty criticisms of art, modern-day life, religion, democracy, and political candidates. The Vintage Mencken by Mencken, H.

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Scanned in Pages: Get this from a library. The Vintage Mencken. [H L Mencken; Alistair Cooke] -- A collection of essays by the distinguished journalist, representing the broad scope of his social criticism.

OCLC Number: Notes: "Vintage books." Description: xiv, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: Introduction to the universe --The Baltimore of the eighties --Adventures of a Y.M.C.A.

lad --Text for newspaper days --First appearance in print --Recollections of notable cops --Theodore Dreiser --Gore in the Caribbees --Pater patriae --Quid est veritas --The art eternal --The skeptic --The.

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Mimsy Review: The Vintage Mencken. Reviewed by Jerry Stratton, Aug “The illusion that swathes and bedizens journalism, bringing in its endless squads of recruits, was still full upon me, and I had yet to taste the sharp teeth of responsibility.

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The Vintage Mencken by Alistair Cooke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().Henry Louis Mencken (Septem – Janu ) was an American journalist, essayist, satirist, cultural critic and scholar of American English.

He commented widely on the social scene, literature, music, prominent politicians and contemporary movements. His satirical reporting on the Scopes Trial, which he dubbed the "Monkey Trial," also gained him : Henry Louis Mencken, Septem .