Treatise on the Gods

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JHU Press, 02 հոկ, 2006 թ. - 336 էջ

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.

Controversial even before it was published in 1930, Treatise on the Gods collects Mencken’s scathing commentary on religion.

 

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Mencken is not at his finest here, but he does manage to make quite a good case against the Gods. Overall, it is worthy reading, just not quite his peak. Read full review

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Հաճախորդի կարծիքը  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

Mencken is not at his finest here, but he does manage to make quite a good case against the Gods. Overall, it is worthy reading, just not quite his peak. Read full review

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

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