Definition of H. l. mencken
1. Noun. United States journalist and literary critic (1880-1956).
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1. The Profession of Journalism: A Collection of Articles on Newspaper Editing by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer (1918)
"... MORALS BY HL MENCKEN ASPIRING, toward the end of my nonage, to the black robes of a dramatic critic, I took counsel with an ancient whose service went ..."
2. The Borzoi 1920: Being a Sort of Record of Five Years' Publishing by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc (1920)
"... WILLA CATHER By HL Mencken If the United States ever becomes civilized and develops a literature, no doubt the Middle West will be the scene of the ..."
3. Contemporary American Literature: Bibliographies and Study Outlines by John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert (1922)
"Editor since 1914 of The Smart Set (with HL Mencken, qv). BIBLIOGRAPHY Europe After 8:15 ... (With HL Mencken, qv). The Theatre, the Drama, the Girls. 1921. ..."