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The Resource The Vintage Mencken, Gathered by Alistair Cooke

The Vintage Mencken, Gathered by Alistair Cooke

Label
The Vintage Mencken
Title
The Vintage Mencken
Statement of responsibility
Gathered by Alistair Cooke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 daily journalism in the 20th century
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1880-1956
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mencken, H. L.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Vintage book
Series volume
K-25
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalists
  • Authors, American
Label
The Vintage Mencken, Gathered by Alistair Cooke
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 incomparable buzz-saw -- A blind spot -- Abraham Lincoln -- Lodge -- Cavia cobaya -- The national letters -- Star-spangled men -- The archangel Woodrow -- The libertine -- The lure of beauty -- The good man -- The Anglo-saxon -- Holy writ -- Masters of tone -- The noble experiment -- The artist -- Chiropractic -- The hills of Zion -- In memoriam: W.J.B. -- The author at work -- Valentino -- A glance ahead -- The libido for the ugly -- Travail -- A good man gone wrong -- The comedian -- Mr. Justice Holmes -- The calamity of Appomattox -- The new architecture -- The nomination of F.D.R. -- A good man in a bad trade -- Coolidge -- The Wallace paranoia -- Mencken's last stand -- Sententiae -- Exeunt omnes -- Epitaph
Control code
289376
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
240 pages
Lccn
55003834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)493000
Label
The Vintage Mencken, Gathered by Alistair Cooke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 incomparable buzz-saw -- A blind spot -- Abraham Lincoln -- Lodge -- Cavia cobaya -- The national letters -- Star-spangled men -- The archangel Woodrow -- The libertine -- The lure of beauty -- The good man -- The Anglo-saxon -- Holy writ -- Masters of tone -- The noble experiment -- The artist -- Chiropractic -- The hills of Zion -- In memoriam: W.J.B. -- The author at work -- Valentino -- A glance ahead -- The libido for the ugly -- Travail -- A good man gone wrong -- The comedian -- Mr. Justice Holmes -- The calamity of Appomattox -- The new architecture -- The nomination of F.D.R. -- A good man in a bad trade -- Coolidge -- The Wallace paranoia -- Mencken's last stand -- Sententiae -- Exeunt omnes -- Epitaph
Control code
289376
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
240 pages
Lccn
55003834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)493000

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