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The diary of H.L. Mencken

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956 -- Diaries,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Diaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Charles A. Fecher.
    ContributionsFecher, Charles A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 Z463 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 476 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184653M
    ISBN 10039456877X
    LC Control Number89002523

    Looking for books by H.L. Mencken? See all books authored by H.L. Mencken, including The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-believer, and A Mencken Chrestomathy, and more on   H.L. MENCKEN made the first entry in his diary on Nov. 5, The great journalist, critic and editor was 50 years old, just married for the first time and, as Charles A. Fecher, the editor of.

      On November 5, , Henry Louis Mencken, the fifty-year-old “Sage of Baltimore,” began to keep a diary. By the time of his final entry, on Novem , eight days before the stroke that.   Read "Diary of H. L. Mencken" by H.L. Mencken available from Rakuten Kobo. H. L. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarte Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

    H. L. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death. The, ISBN Price: $ Mencken, H. L. -- Diaries, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Diaries Publisher Knopf Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages:


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The Diary of H. Mencken book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Historical Treasure: the never-before, published diary /5(5). The diary covers the years --and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his friends and antagonists, from Theodore Dreiser, F.

Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, and William Faulkner to Franklin D. Roosevelt, for whom Mencken nourished a hatred that resulted in spectacular and Cited by: 4.

Charles Fecher, editor of the controversial book The Diary of H.L. Mencken, discussed the life of H.L. Mencken and his work in publishing Mencken’s diary.A. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death.

The diary covers the years --and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his friends and antagonists, from Theodore Dreiser, F 4/4(7).

BALTIMORE (AP) _ The previously secret diary of writer and social critic H.L. Mencken reveals virulent anti-Semitism, racism and pro-Nazi leanings, shocking even the sympathetic Mencken scholar who edited it.

The diary, type-written on 2, pages from towas sealed on Mencken's instructions for 25 years after his death in Sealed for 25 years since his death inthe diaries of the once popular critic and newspaperman only now have been edited from the original manuscript, which is three times longer than the selections brought together here by Mencken scholar Fecher.

Though something of an event for Menckenites, the publication of these diaries reveals little that wasn't already. H. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death.

The diary covers the years --and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

H. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death. The diary covers the years --and provides a vivid, unvarnished, sometimes shocking picture of Mencken himself, his world, and his friends and antagonists, from Theodore Dreiser, F.

Scott Fitzgerald, /5(2). The book, “The Diary of H. Mencken,” was edited by Mencken scholar Charles A. Fecher of Baltimore and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It was scheduled for January release but is already. Get this from a library. The diary of H.L. Mencken. [H L Mencken; Charles A Fecher] -- Selections cover the years Provides observations on American society by the American newspaper columnist.

Genre/Form: Diaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), Diary of H.L. Mencken. New York: Vintage Books, H. Mencken's diary was, at his own request, kept sealed in the vaults of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Library for a quarter of a century after his death.

The diary covers the years -. Charles Fecher, editor of the controversial book The Diary of H.L. Mencken, discussed the life of H.L. Mencken and his work in publishing Mencken's diary. A newspaper man, magazine editor, author, and critic, H.L. Mencken donated his personal writings to a Baltimore library upon his death in the 's, with the stipulation to make them.

BALTIMORE -- The previously secret diary of writer and social critic H.L. Mencken reveals virulent antisemitism, racism and pro-Nazi leanings, shocking even. The Diary of H.L. Mencken by H.L. Mencken. Alfred A.

Knopf. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Diary of H. Mencken H. Mencken, Author, Charles A. Fecher, Editor Vintage Books USA $ (p) ISBN More By and. The Diary of H. Mencken is not the first Mencken book to read—his Mencken Chrestomathy is probably that—but it is an important supplement to his other work, revealing intriguing facets of his personality not manifested elsewhere.

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The Diary of H. L. Mencken. Edited by Charles A. Fecher. New York: Knopf, i This was the first book published under Mencken’s name, and it is a volume cherished by Mencken collectors. A facsimile edition of copies was published in by the Smith Book Store in Baltimore.

For the location of the.The Diary 0f H.L. Mencken H. L. Mencken, Author, Charles A. Fecher, Editor Knopf Publishing Group $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The Dairy of H. L. Mencken The main impression that arises from H. L. Mencken's diaries is of the unlikelihood of their author as the leading American writer of his day.

He was a man with no sympathy whatever for the national enterprise; in one typically dolorous entry, he says, "My grandfather, I believe, made a mistake when he came to this.