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H. L. Mencken, “The American Novel”

 

Mencken, ‘The American Novel’ (Prejudices, Fourth Series) (2)

 

Mencken, ‘The American Novel’ (Prejudices, Fourth Series) RUSSIAN (2)

 

posted here:

H. L. Mencken

“The American Novel,” in Prejudices: Fourth Series. New York: Knopf, 1924

pp. 278–93

Dreiser — see pp. 285, 287-289

This article is a reprint of Mencken’s article “The American Novel.” Voices (London) 5 (November 1921): 115–121.

I have also posted here a Russian translation of Mencken’s article that was published in Dreiser’s Collected Works (Moscow, 1938).

posted by Roger W. Smith

   November 2021