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Happy Days: Mencken"s Autobiography

1880-1892 (Bumcombe Collection)

by H. L. Mencken

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Essays,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Baltimore,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • History / United States / General,
  • History : United States - 20th Century,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871556M
    ISBN 100801885310
    ISBN 109780801885310


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Happy Days are truly happy. This compendium of hijinks and other things that boys will get into is a documentary of the early days of this soon to be great newspaperman and observer of life from Baltimore.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Happy Days (H.L. Mencken's Autobiography).Author: H.L. Mencken. About Happy Days. Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. Mencken’s most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the s and celebrates a way of life that he saw swiftly.

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of Baltimore back-alley ratcatcher Hoggie Unglebower and the tale of Frank the Shetland pony would have fit nicely into Menckens first volume, Happy Days, /5. Early life. Mencken was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on Septem He was the son of Anna Margaret (Abhau) and August Mencken Sr., a cigar factory was of German ancestry and spoke German in his childhood.

When Henry was three, his family moved into a new home at Hollins Street facing Union Square park in the Union Square neighborhood of. It grew with each reissue through the years, and in and Mencken published substantial supplements. By the time of his death, he was perhaps the leading authority on the language of his country.

Mencken’s autobiographical trilogy, Happy Days (), Newspaper Days (), and Heathen Days (), is devoted to his experiences in. The Library of America has issued “Happy Days,” “Newspaper Days” and “Heathen Days” in a single volume that contains a chronology of Mencken’s life.

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Heathen Days: Volume 3 by H. Mencken,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Mencken’s autobiographical trilogy—Happy Days, Newspaper Days, and Heathen Days—was a critical and popular hit. Mencken, once written off as a has-been, was the comeback kid of American letters.

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Mencken's Copy. Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (Septem – Janu ), was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American n, known as the "Sage of Baltimore", is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th 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.

Americans have developed an enviable skill at remaining impervious to criticism. Perhaps it is merely the defense mechanism of a relatively new people facing the intimidating cultural antiquity of Europe and Asia; perhaps America's remarkably sudden rise to political and economic supremacy has engendered an arrogance that leads its citizens to vaunt size, speed, power.

H.L. Mencken's 3-volume autobiography "Happy Days, –" [] Johns Hopkins Univ Press 8¾x5¾ pb [8/] for $ "Newspaper Days, –" [] Johns Hopkins Univ Press 8¾x5¾ pb [8/] for $ "Heathen Days, –" [] Johns Hopkins Univ Press 8¾x5¾ pb [8/] for $ If we had had the cable telegraph in those days, this blood [from the battle of New Orleans] would not have been spilt, those lives would not have been wasted; and better still, Jackson would probably never have been president.

We have gotten over the harms done us by the war ofbut not over some of those done us by Jackson's presidency.