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The H.L. Mencken baby book

comprising the contents of H.L. Mencken"s What you ought to know about your baby

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Hanley & Belfus in Philadelphia .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Child care.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementwith commentaries [by] Howard Markel, Frank A. Oski.
    ContributionsMarkel, Howard., Oski, Frank A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ61 .M558 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 194 p., [7] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2199304M
    ISBN 100932883222
    LC Control Number89020104
    OCLC/WorldCa20353016

    In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken's book on women and the relationship between the sexes. Some laud the book as progressive while others brand it as reactionary. While Mencken did not champion women's rights, he described women as wiser in many novel and observable ways, while demeaning average men. H.L. Mencken, America's greatest journalist and critic, wrote Notes on Democracy over 80 years ago. His time, the paranoid and intolerant years of World War I, Prohibition and the Scopes trial, is strikingly like our own. Notes isn't just a blast from the past, but also a perceptive and unsentimental report on contemporary life.

      Mencken is fashionable again, and the usual misunderstanding about his life and legacy are all back. Murray N. Rothbard points to the essential political orientation that helps makes sense of his relentless opposition to the welfare-warefare state: Mencken was . This is a collection of Mencken's newspaper columns from the early s to his very last column written in November Some of the columns are only prototypes of larger works on the American language and contemporary literature and a few of them, such as the piece on Valentino, were re-written and enlarged by Mencken for books like "A Mencken Chrestomathy.".

    MENCKEN, H. L. & Sara Haardt Mencken w/ Marion Elizabeth Rodgers (editor) Published by McGraw-Hill () ISBN ISBN Continually adding to and revising this book on philology investigating the divergence between American and British English, Mencken published supplemental volumes in and In November Mencken suffered a massive stroke that left him unable to read and write.


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