Paperback / softback
August 28, 2006
9780801885556
English
408
16
9.00 Inches (US)
6.00 Inches (US)
1.3 Pounds (US)
$29.00 USD, £21.50 GBP
v2.1 Reference

On Politics

A Carnival of Buncombe

With a style that combined biting sarcasm with the "language of the free lunch counter," Henry Louis Mencken shook politics and politicians for nearly half a century. Now, fifty years after Mencken’s death, the Johns Hopkins University Press announces The Buncombe Collection, newly packaged editions of nine Mencken classics: Happy Days, Heathen Days, Newspaper Days, Prejudices, Treatise on the Gods, On Politics, Thirty-Five Years of Newspaper Work, Minority Report, and A Second Mencken Chrestomathy.

These seventy political pieces from the 1920s and 1930s are drawn from Mencken's famous Monday columns in the Baltimore Evening Sun.

About the Author

Henry Louis Mencken was born in Baltimore in 1880 and remained a lifelong resident. Opinionated and controversial, he wrote columns for the Baltimore Evening Sun that earned him a national reputation. He died in 1956.

Johns Hopkins University Press
From 18

9780801885556 : on-politics-mencken
Paperback / softback
408 Pages
$29.00 USD

Other Titles by H. L. Mencken

A Second Mencken Chrestomathy

H. L. Mencken (selected, revised, and annotated by the author) - edited and with an introduction by Terry Teachout
Nov 2006 - Johns Hopkins University Press
$48.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Happy Days, Volume 1

H. L. Mencken
Oct 2006 - Johns Hopkins University Press
$29.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Heathen Days, Volume 3

H. L. Mencken
Oct 2006 - Johns Hopkins University Press
$29.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays

The Guardian

John Calhoun Stephens
Oct 2021 - University Press of Kentucky
$70.00 USD - Hardback
$70.00 USD - Electronic book text

All the Feels / Tous les sens

edited by Marie Carrière, Ursula Mathis-Moser, Kit Dobson, with contributions byNicole Brossard, Matthew Cormier, Nicoletta Dolce, Louise Dupré, Margery Fee, Ana María Fraile-Marcos, Smaro Kamboureli, Aaron Kreuter, Daniel Laforest, Car...
Jan 2021 - The University of Alberta Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback

The Southern Wildlife Watcher

Rob Simbeck
Aug 2020 - University of South Carolina Press
$18.99 USD - Paperback / softback
$18.99 USD - Electronic book text

Other Titles in Local history

Of the Land

edited by Will Stovall, foreword by Harry Cooper
Feb 2022 - Georgetown University Press
$29.95 USD - Hardback

Sixteenth Street NW

John DeFerrari, Douglas Peter Sefton
Feb 2022 - Georgetown University Press
$34.95 USD - Hardback
$34.95 USD - Electronic book text

The Black Side of the River

Jessica A. Grieser
Feb 2022 - Georgetown University Press
$29.95 USD - Electronic book text
$29.95 USD - Hardback