TITLE

Reconsideration

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Gerald W.
PUB. DATE
December 1975
SOURCE
New Republic;12/27/75, Vol. 173 Issue 26, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the work of editor and literary critic H.L. Mencken. Issues related to the type of criticism made by Mencken of literature work of several authors; Mencken's most valuable work; Phase of contemporary criticism of Mencken; Learning of Mencken; View that Mencken had a psychological twist that rendered him incapable of doing justice to any Englishman; View of readers on Mencken's works; Statement that his function was that of an intellectual dynamiter and it is the common fashion to regard a dynamiter as invariably an agent of destruction.
ACCESSION #
9632127

 

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