Prejudices, fifth series by H. L. Mencken

Read now or download (free!)

Choose how to read this book Url Size
Read online (web) https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.html.images 471 kB
EPUB3 (E-readers incl. Send-to-Kindle) https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.epub3.images 453 kB
EPUB (older E-readers) https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.epub.images 451 kB
EPUB (no images, older E-readers) https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.epub.noimages 311 kB
Kindle https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.kf8.images 675 kB
older Kindles https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.kindle.images 636 kB
Plain Text UTF-8 https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/72510.txt.utf-8 418 kB
Download HTML (zip) https://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/72510/pg72510-h.zip 437 kB
There may be more files related to this item.

About this eBook

Author Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956
Title Prejudices, fifth series
Original Publication New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926.
Contents Four moral causes: Birth control. Comstockery. Capital punishment. War -- Four makers of tales: Conrad. Hergesheimer. Lardner. Masters -- In memoriam: W.J.B. [William Jennings Bryan] -- The hills of Zion -- Beethoven -- Rondo on an ancient theme -- Protestantism in the Republic -- From the files of a book reviewer: Counter-offensive. Heretics. The grove of academe. The schoolma'm's goal. The heroic age. The woes of a 100% American. Yazoo's favorite. The father of service. A modern masterpiece. Sweet stuff -- The fringes of lovely letters: Authorship as a trade. Authors as persons. Birth pangs. Want ad. Literature and the schoolma'am. The critic and his job. Painting and its critics. Greenwich Village -- Essay in pedagogy -- On living in Baltimore -- The last New Englander -- The nation -- Officers and gentlemen -- Golden age -- Edgar Saltus -- Miscellaneous notes: Martyrs. The ancients. Jack Ketch as eugenist. Heroes. An historic blunder. On cynicism. Music and sin. The champion. Honor in America. Notes in the margin of a treatise on psychology. Definition -- Catechism.
Credits Emmanuel Ackerman, David E. Brown, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Literature -- History and criticism
Subject American literature -- History and criticism
Subject American essays -- 20th century
Category Text
EBook-No. 72510
Release Date
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
Downloads 103 downloads in the last 30 days.
Project Gutenberg eBooks are always free!