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H.L. Mencken

William Manchester

H.L. Mencken

disturber of the peace

by William Manchester

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam Manchester ; with an introduction by Gerald W. Johnson. --
    SeriesCollier : biography -- AS230
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 Z67 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. --
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26553533M


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Mencken.The decisive influence of Friedrich Nietzsche on H.L. Mencken is readily acknowledged in the vast literature on the great American journalist and social critic. However, Mencken's study of the philosopher has been relegated to footnote status by Mencken's critics and biographers and has been largely ignored by Nietzsche scholars.

There are good reasons for reversing this judgment.