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In Defense of Marion: The Love of Marion Bloom & H.L. Mencken

Mencken, H. L.; Martin, Edward A.; Bloom, Marion

Editore: Univ of Georgia Pr
ISBN 10: 0820317675 / ISBN 13: 9780820317670
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Titolo: In Defense of Marion: The Love of Marion ...

Casa editrice: Univ of Georgia Pr

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro: Very Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included


0820317675 This book is shelved in the Rare section of our retail store and may require extra shipping time - 013930 - hardcover - - - Athens: University of Georgia Press (1996). lii 397 p. Hardbound with DJ. The DJ shows some slight fading along the head edge and front jount. Mild shelfwear to the spine ends of both book and DJ. Interior pages are clean and the binding is tight. VG+/VG. - 9780820317670. Codice inventario libreria Z0820317675Z2

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Riassunto: Contains selected published writings by Marion Bloom, as well as essays and reviews by H.L. Mencken, particularly from "In Defense of Women". This book shows Mencken trying to reconcile his publicly, essentially pro-feminist stance, with his traditional values as a middle-class male.

Recensione: In an amazing feat of puzzle-working, Edward A. Martin has reconstructed the love affair between Marion Bloom, a struggling Washington writer, and H. L. Mencken, the respected journalist. The affair transpired before Mencken's marriage to Sara Haardt and, as we learn, contained the tumult and intensity that that latter relationship didn't. Though Mencken burned the letters Bloom sent to him, Bloom kept the ones from Mencken. Martin uses those remaining letters plus Bloom's letters to her sister and various writings of Mencken to piece together the tale, which knocks some of the polish off Mencken's image.

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