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Serpent in Eden: H. L. Mencken and the South

by Fred C. Hobson

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956 -- Knowledge -- Southern States,
    • American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 219-236.

      Statementby Fred C. Hobson, Jr. Foreword by Gerald W. Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 Z583
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 242 p.
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5422035M
      ISBN 100807812242
      LC Control Number73015674

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      H. L. Mencken, Critic of American Life By George H. Douglas; George H. Douglas Archon Books, Read preview Overview Serpent in Eden: H.L. Mencken and the South By Fred C. Hobson University of North Carolina Press, Clay Fulks (–) was a writer on Arkansas lore.. In his articles Fulks was one of those who shared H. L. Mencken's dichotomy between a backward and an enlightened South. This dichotomy Fulks blamed on an infestation of parsons. In , Fulks was the unsuccessful Socialist Party of America candidate for governor of Arkansas against Charles Hillman Brough.

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Serpent in Eden: H. L. Mencken and the South by Fred C. Hobson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Mencken's scathing essay about the intellectual and cultural impoverishment of the South, The Sahara of the Bozart, set off a firestorm of reaction in the region that continued unabated /5. In Serpent in Eden, Mencken scholar Fred Hobson examines Mencken's love-hate relationship with the South.

He explores not only Mencken's savage criticism of the region but also his efforts to encourage southern writers and the bold "little magazines", such as the Reviewer and the Double Dealer, that started up in the South during the by: 7. Serpent in Eden. H.L. Mencken and the South.

Paperback – January 1, by Gerald W. (foreword) Hobson, Fred C. Jr.; Johnson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(3). The appearance in of H. Mencken's scathing essay about the intellectual and cultural impoverishment of the South, "The Sahara of the Bozart, " set off a firestorm of reaction in the region that continued unabated for much of the next decade.

In Serpent in Eden, Mencken scholar Fred Hobson examines Mencken's love-hate relationship with the South. The appearance in of H. Mencken's scathing essay about the intellectual and cultural impoverishment of the South, "The Sahara of the Bozart", set off a firestorm of reaction in the region that continued unabated for much of the next decade.

In Serpent in Eden, Mencken Pages:   The appearance in of H. Mencken's scathing essay about the intellectual and cultural impoverishment of the South, "The Sahara of the Bozart", set off a firestorm of reaction in the region that continued unabated for much of the next decade.

In Serpent in Eden, Mencken scholar Fred Hobson examines Mencken's love-hate relationship with /5(3). This book is of interest in that it shows how much effect an essay could have in a whole American region, namely the Deep South.

Mencken's "Sahara Of The Bozart" set off a fire storm in Southern literary magazines and the editorials of Dixie newspapers and prompted dozens of novelists, poets, dramatists, and journalists to take a serious, critical look at Southern art and culture of the time /5.

Mencken () lived almost his entire life in the city he called "the most livable of any on earth": Baltimore. Hobson (Serpent in Eden: H. Mencken and the South) does a balanced and convincing job of letting his subject speak for himself and yet also of pointing out the gaps in Reviews: 5.

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Occupation Journalist, essayist, satirist, social critic Notable credit(s) The Baltimore Sun Spouse(s) Sara Haardt (–35, her death) Parent(s) August Mencken Sr. (father) Relatives August Mencken Jr. Serpent in Eden: H.L. Mencken and the South. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: H L Mencken; H L Mencken; H L Mencken; H L Mencken; Henry Louis Mencken; Henry L Mencken: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hobson.

In Serpent in Eden, Mencken scholar Fred Hobson examines Mencken's love-hate relationship with the South. He explores not only Mencken's savage criticism of the region but also his efforts to encourage southern writers and the bold little magazines, such as the Reviewer and the Double Dealer, that started up in the South during the : Fred C Hobson.

Mencken: a life User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Relying on newly available writings from the Mencken archives, Hobson (Serpent in Eden: H.L. Mencken and the South, ) has painted a fascinating portrait of the "Billy Sunday of American literary Read full review.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hobson, Fred C., Serpent in Eden, H.L. Mencken and the South. Mencken shocked southerners when he published a severe indictment of southern culture, "The Sahara of the Bozart," which first appeared in in the New York Evening Mail and was reprinted in his book, Prejudices, Second Series ().

In his essay he charged that the South was "almost as sterile, artistically, intellectually, culturally, as. In Serpent in Eden, Mencken scholar Fred Hobson examines Mencken's love-hate relationship with the South.

He explores not only Mencken's savage criticism of the region but also his efforts to encourage southern writers and the bold "little magazines", such as the Reviewer and the Double Dealer, that started up in the South during the s. Serpent in Eden: H. Mencken and the South. By Fred C. Hobson, Jr.

Foreword by Gerald W. Johnson. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, Pp. xv, Notes, Book Reviews and Notes Mencken's impact was enormous, provoking the expected outrage.

Fred n: A York: Random House. pp. Fred C. Hobson; Gerald W. t in Eden: H. Mencken and the Hill, NC. Mr. Hobson, author of five previous books, including one about Mencken called "Serpent in Eden: H. Mencken and the South," has now produced the.

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Mencken and the South by Fred Hobson The American language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States by H.

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Hobson, Jr., and the history of the magazine Mencken founded and edited is discussed in M. K. Singleton's H. b_ Mencken and The American Mercury Adventure (). The numerous other books on Mencken focus on.