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Mencken

The American Iconoclast

Mencken( )
Author: Rodgers, Marion Elizabeth
ISBN:978-0-19-533129-5
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $47.99
Book Description:

Here is the definitive biography of Mencken, the most illuminating book ever published about this giant of American letters. We see the prominent role he played in the Scopes Monkey Trial, his long crusade against Prohibition, his fierce battles against press censorship, and his constant exposure of pious frauds and empty uplift. The champion of our tongue in The American Language, Mencken also played a pivotal role in defining the shape of American letters through The Smart Set and...
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Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.814 x 5.538 x 1.794 Inches
Book Weight:1.874 Pounds



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