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H.L. Mencken"s Smart Set Criticism

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Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Essays,
  • Literature,
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Number of Pages349
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Open LibraryOL8250633M
ISBN 100895262312
ISBN 109780895262318

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  H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism by H. L. Mencken, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(50). The Smart Set was an American literary magazine, founded by Colonel William d'Alton Mann and published from March to June During its Jazz Age heyday under the editorship of H.L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan, The Smart Set offered many up-and-coming authors their start and gave them access to a relatively large audience. Its headquarters was in New York in: New York City. “H.L. Mencken's Smart Set Criticism”, p, Regnery Publishing 17 Copy quote Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule—and both commonly succeed, and are right. H. L. Mencken is one of the most feared and revered critics of the 20th century. Read about how his writing helped influence much of the popular, social, and political culture.

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