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On Journalism

The Smart Set/April, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/May, 1920


More Notes From a Diary

The Smart Set/May, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/June, 1920


Reflections on Poetry

The Smart Set/June, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/July, 1920


Observations Upon the National Letters

The Smart Set/July, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/August, 1920


Books More or Less Amusing

The Smart Set/August, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/September, 1920


Notes and Queries

The Smart Set/September, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/October, 1920


Gropings in Literary Darkness

The Smart Set/October, 1920


A Litany for the Bibuli

The Smart Set/November, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/November, 1920


A Panorama of Patriots

The Smart Set/November, 1920


Notes in the Margin

The Smart Set/November, 1920


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/December, 1920


Converations: II. On Anatomy and Physiology

The Smart Set/December, 1920


Chiefly Americans

The Smart Set/December, 1920


A Panorama of Idiots

The Smart Set/January, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/January, 1921


Conversations: III. On Women

The Smart Set/January, 1921


Consolation

The Smart Set/January, 1921


Things I Remember

The Smart Set/February, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/February, 1921


Conversations: IV. On Politics

The Smart  Set/February, 1921


The Anatomy of Ochlocracy

The Smart Set/February, 1921


Ad Imginem Dei Creavit Illum...

The Smart Set/March, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/March, 1921


The Cat and His Shadow

The Smart Set/March, 1921


A Soul's Adventures

The Smart Set/March, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/April, 1921


Melomania

The Smart Set/April, 1921


Conversations: V. Literature

The Smart Set/April, 1921


Notes on Poetry

The Smart Set/April, 1921


Dianthus Caryophyllus

The Smart Set/May, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/May, 1921


Conversations: VI. On Dress

The Smart Set/May, 1921


The Land of the Free

The Smart Set/May, 1921


A Panorama of Holy Clerks

The Smart Set/June, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/June, 1921


Conversations: VII. On Editing a Magazine

The Smart Set/June, 1921


Books About Books

The Smart Set/June, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/July, 1921


Conversations: VIII. On Marriage

The Smart Set/July, 1921


Literary Notes

The Smart Set/July, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/August, 1921


The South Begins to Matter

The Smart Set/August, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/September, 1921


From the Diary of a Reviewer

The Smart Set/September, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/October, 1921


Notes on Books

The Smart Set/October, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/November, 1921


Iron Infallibility

The Smart Set/November, 1921


More Notes on Books

The Smart Set/November, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/December, 1921


Variations Upon a Familiar Theme

The Smart Set/December, 1921


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/January, 1922


Book Article No. 158

The Smart Set/January, 1922


From the Diary of a Diner-Out

The Smart Set/February, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/February, 1922


Frank Harris and Others

The Smart Set/February, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/March, 1922


Taking Stock

The Smart Set/March, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/April, 1922


The Niagara of Novels

The Smart Set/April, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/May, 1922


Reflections on Prose Fiction

The Smart Set/May, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/June, 1922


Demagoguery as Art and Science

The Smart Set/June, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/July, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/August, 1922


The Intellectual Squirrel-Cage

The Smart Set/August, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/September, 1922


The Coroner's Inquest

The Smart Set/September, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/October, 1922


Portrait of the American Citizen

The Smart Set/October, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/November, 1922


Chiefly Pathological

The Smart Set/November, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/December, 1922


The Monthly Feuilleton

The Smart Set/December, 1922


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/January, 1923


Confidences

The Smart Set/January, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/February, 1923


Specimens of Current Fiction

The Smart Set/February, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/March, 1923


Conversations: IX. On the Darker Races

The Smart Set/March, 1923


Adventures Among Books

The Smart Set/March, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/April, 1923


Americanism: Exterior View

The Smart Set/April, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/May, 1923


John Strom, Thrice Doctor

The Smart Set/May, 1923


Nordic Blond Art

The Smart Set/May, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/June, 1923


Notices of Books

The Smart Set/June, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/July, 1923


Some New Books

The Smart Set/July, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/August, 1923


Biography and Other Fiction

The Smart Set/August, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/September, 1923


New York

The Smart Set/October, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/October, 1923


Holy Writ

The Smart Set/October, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/November, 1923


Notices of Books

The Smart Set/November, 1923


Répétition Générale

The Smart Set/December, 1923


Fifteen Years

The Smart Set/December, 1923









Baker / Bierce / Bly / Crane / Davis / Hemingway / London / Roosevelt /
Stanley / Steffens / Tarbell / Twain



Water-Wagon Enchantments

The Smart Set/December, 1914


The Innumerable Caravan

The Smart Set/December, 1914


Mush for the Multitude

The Smart Set/December, 1914


A Litany for Music Lovers

The Smart Set/January, 1914


Is Civilization, Then, A Failure?

The Smart Set/January, 1915


The Interior Hierarchy

The Smart Set/January, 1915


A Few Pages of Notes

The Smart Set/January, 1915


A Gamey Old Gaul

The Smart Set/January, 1915


The Flapper

The Smart set/February, 1915


Contributions to a Thesaurus of American Synonyms

The Smart Set/February, 1915


From the Chart

The Smart Set/February, 1915


An American Statesman

The Smart Set/February, 1915


Litany for Magazine Editors

The Smart Set/February, 1915


Lachrymose Love

The Smart Set/February, 1915


A Prayer for Puritans

The Smart Set/March, 1915


Beethoven

The Smart Set/March, 1915


The Bugaboo of the Sunday Schools

The Smart Set/March, 1915


The Grandstand Flirts with the Bleachers

The Smart Set/April, 1915


The Troubadors A-Twitter

The Smart Set/May, 1915


Post-Impressions of Poets

The Smart Set/June, 1915


A Panorama of Women

The Smart Set/June, 1915


Here are Novels!

The Smart Set/June 1915


The Prometheus of the Western World

The Smart Set/July, 1915


Four Notes

The Smart Set/August, 1915


A Panorama of Men

The Smart Set/August, 1915


The Sawdust Trail

The Smart Set/August, 1915


The Genealogy of Etiquette

The Smart Set/September, 1915


The Exile Returns

The Smart Set/October, 1915


A Footnote for Critics

The Smart Set/October, 1915


The Literature of a Moral Republic

The Smart Set/October, 1915


After All, Why Not?

The Smart Set/November, 1915


A Literary Behemoth

The Smart Set/December, 1915


Partly About Books

The Smart Set/January, 1916


Saved!

The Smart Set/February, 1916


A Massacre in a Mausoleum

The Smart Set/February, 1916


The Great American Art

The Smart Set/March, 1916


Halls

The Smart Set/April, 1916


The Publishers Begin Their Spring Drive

The Smart Set/April, 1916


Tra la-la! Tra la-la!

The Smart Set/May, 1916


A Contribution Toward a List of Euphemisms for "Drunk"

The Smart Set/June, 1916


A Soul's Adventures

The Smart Set/June, 1916


The Puritan

The Smart Set/July, 1916


Savonarolas A-Sweat

The Smart Set/July, 1916


A Footnote on the Duel of Sex

The Smart Set/August, 1916


A Panorama of Babies

The Smart Set/August, 1916


Degenerate Days

The Smart Set/August, 1916


A Litany for Hangmen

The Smart Set/August, 1916


The Ulster Polonius

The Smart Set/August, 1916


Portrait of a Tragic Comedian

The Smart Set/September, 1916


The Creed of a Novelist

The Smart Set/October, 1916


Professors at the Bat

The Smart Set/November, 1916


Chanson d'Amour a la Carte

The Smart Set/December, 1916


The Literary Shambles

The Smart Set/December, 1916


Sufferings Among Books

The Smart Set/January, 1917


The Rough-House on Parnassus

The Smart Set/February, 1917


The Books of the Irish

The Smart Set/March, 1917


The Infernal Feminine

The Smart Set/April, 1917


Shocking Stuff

​The Smart Set/May, 1917


The Genius
The Smart Set/June, 1917

The Plague of Books
The Smart Set/June, 1917

The Conclusions of a Man of Sixty
The Smart Set/July, 1917

The Cult of Dunsany
The Smart Set/July, 1917

The Conclusions of a Man of Sixty
The Smart Set/August, 1917

Criticism of Criticism of Criticism
The Smart Set/August, 1917

Si Mutare Potest Aethiops Pellum Sua
The Smart Set/September, 1917

Woman, Lovely Woman!
The Smart Set/October, 1917

Whoopers and Twitterers
The Smart Set/November, 1917

Addenda to Wilstach
The Smart Set/December, 1917

Critics Wild and Tame
The Smart Set/December, 1917

Seven Pages about Books
The Smart Set/January, 1918

The National Letters
The Smart Set/February, 1918

Literae Humaniores
The Smart Set/March, 1918

Unmentionables: An Inquiry into the Advertising Pages
The Smart Set/April, 1918

Business
The Smart Set/April, 1918

The Stream of Fiction
The Smart Set/May, 1918

Hark, Hark, the Lark!
The Smart Set/June, 1918

The Public Prints
The Smart Set/July, 1918

The Carousel
The Smart Set/August, 1918

A Sub-Potomac Phenomenon
The Smart Set/August, 1918

Rattling the Subconscious
The Smart Set/September, 1918

Suite Elegiaque
The Smart Set/October, 1918

Dithyrambs against Learning
The Smart Set/November, 1918

The Late Mr. Wells
The Smart Set/December, 1918

Nothing Much Here, Alas!
The Smart Set/January, 1919

Sunrise on the Prairie
The Smart Set/February, 1919

Mainly Fiction
The Smart Set/March, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/April, 1919

Notes of a Poetry Hater
The Smart Set/May, 1919​


Répétition Générale
​The Smart Set/May, 1919

Prof. Veblen and the Cow
The Smart Set/May, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/June, 1919

The Infernal Mystery
The Smart Set/June, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/July, 1919

The Coroner's Inquest
The Smart Set/July, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/August, 1919

Novels, Chiefly Bad
The Smart Set/August, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/September, 1919

Along the Potomac
The Smart Set/September, 1919

Arnold Bennett
The Smart Set/September, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/October, 1919

Mark Twain
The Smart Set/October, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/November, 1919

Novels for Indian Summer
The Smart Set/November, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/December, 1919

Exeunt Omnes
The Smart Set/December, 1919

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/January, 1920

The Flood of Fiction
The Smart Set/January, 1920

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/February, 1920


From the Diary
The Smart Set/February, 1920

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/March, 1920

Roosevelt and Others
The Smart Set/March, 1920

The So-Called Fair
The Smart Set/April, 1920

Répétition Générale
The Smart Set/April 1920




H. L. Mencken in The Smart Set

​​​The Good, The Bad, And the Best Sellers
The Smart Set/November, 1908

Oyez! Oyez! All Ye Who Read Books
The Smart Set/December, 1908

​A Road Map of the New Books
The Smart Set/January, 1909


The Literary Olio
The Smart Set/February, 1909


The Literary Clinic
The Smart Set/March, 1909


The Novels that Bloom 
in the Spring, Tra-la!

The Smart Set/April, 1909

Some Novels--And a Good One
The Smart Set/May, 1909


Books for the Hammock and Deck Chair
The Smart Set/June, 1909


The Best Novels of the Year
The Smart Set/July, 1909


Novels and Other Books--Chiefly Bad
The Smart Set/August, 1909


The Books of the Dog Days​
The Smart Set/September, 1909


The Last of the Victorians

The Smart Set/October, 1909


What About Nietzsche?

The Smart Set/November, 1909

A Doll's House--With a Fourth Act

The Smart Set/December, 1909


George Bernard Shaw as a Hero

The Smart Set/January, 1910


Books to Read and Books to Avoid

The Smart Set/February, 1910


The Literary Heavyweight Champion

The Smart Set/March, 1910


A Glance at the Spring Fiction

The Smart Set/April, 1910


In Praise of a Poet

The Smart Set/May, 1910


The Greatest of American Writers

The Smart Set/June, 1910


A Fictioneer of the Laboratory

The Smart Set/July, 1910


A Hot Weather Novelist

The Smart Set/August, 1910


The Mackaye Mystery
The Smart Set/September, 1910


Meredith's Swan Song
The Smart Set/October, 1910

A Guide to Intelligent Eating
The Smart Set/November, 1910

Mainly About Novels
The Smart Set/December, 1910


The Leading American Novelist

The Smart Set/January, 1911


The Revival of the Printed Play

The Smart Set/February, 1911


A Stack of Novels

The Smart Set/March, 1911


The Meredith of Tomorrow

The Smart Set/April, 1911


Novels--The Spring Crop

The Smart Set/May, 1911


The Horse Power of Realism

The Smart Set/June, 1911


Novels for Hot Afternoons

The Smart Set/July, 1911


The New Dramatic Literature

The Smart Set/August, 1911


A 1911 Model Dream Book

The Smart Set/September, 1911


Brieux and Others

The Smart Set/October, 1911


A Novel of the First Rank

The Smart Set/November, 1911


An Overdose of Novels

The Smart Set/December, 1911


Conrad, Bennett, James et al.

The Smart Set/January, 1912


Horsetales

The Smart Set/January, 1912


Rounding Up the Novels

The Smart Set/February, 1912


The Prophet of the Superman

The Smart Set/March, 1912


An Antidote to "Yankee Doodle"

The Smart Set/April, 1912


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/April, 1912


The Bards in Battle Royal

The Smart Set/May, 1912


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/May, 1912


The Terrible Swede

The Smart Set/June, 1912


A Dip Into the Novels

The Smart Set/July, 1912


Zola

The Smart Set/August, 1912


Prose Fiction ad Infinitum

The Smart Set/September, 1912


Synge and Others

The Smart Set/October, 1912


Novels Bad, Half-Bad and Very Bad

The Smart Set/November, 1912


A Visit to the Short Story Factory

The Smart Set/December, 1912


Again the Busy Fictioneers

The Smart Set/January, 1913


The Burden of Humor

The Smart Set/February, 1913


Gerhart Hauptmann

The Smart Set/March, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/April, 1913


The Beeriad

The Smart Set/April, 1913


The Burbling of the Bards

The Smart Set/April, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/May, 1913


Good Old Baltimore

The Smart Set/May, 1913


Weep for the White Slave!

The Smart Set/May, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/June, 1913


The American

The Smart Set/June, 1913


At Large in London

The Smart Set/June, 1913


A Nietzschean, A Swedenborgian

and Other Queer Fowl

The Smart Set/June, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/July, 1913


The American: His Morals

The Smart Set/July, 1913


Various Bad Novels

The Smart Set/July, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/August, 1913


The American: His Language

The Smart Set/August, 1913


A Counterblast to Buncombe

The Smart Set/August, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/September, 1913


The American: His Ideas of Beauty

The Smart Set/September, 1913


Getting Rid of the Actor

The Smart Set/September, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent

The Smart Set/October, 1913


The American: His Freedom

The Smart Set/October, 1913


With Your Kind Permission--

The Smart Set/October, 1913


Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/November, 1913

Post-Impressions of Cities
The Smart Set/November, 1913

Marie Corelli's Sparring Partner
The Smart Set/November, 1913

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/December, 1913

The Russians
The Smart Set/December, 1913

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/January, 1914

A Pestilence of Novels
The Smart Set/January, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/February, 1914

The American: His New Puritanism
The Smart Set/February, 1914

Anything But Novels!
The Smart Set/February, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/March, 1914

The Raw Material of Fiction
The Smart Set/March, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/April, 1914

Roosevelt, Bulwer-Lytton, and Anthony Comstock
The Smart Set/April, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/May, 1914

The Harp, The Sackbut and the Psaltery
The Smart Set/May, 1914

The Anatomy of the Novel
The Smart Set/June, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/July, 1914

Galsworthy and Others
The Smart Set/July, 1914

Adventures Among the New Novels
​The Smart Set/August, 1914

Pertinent and Impertinent
The Smart Set/September, 1914

Thirty-Five Printed Plays
The Smart Set/September, 1914

The Science of Four-Flushing
The Smart Set/October, 1914

A Review of Reviewers
The Smart Set/October, 1914

Ah! Che la Morte!
The Smart Set/November, 1914

Thoughts on Mortality
The Smart Set/November, 1914

The Blind Goddess
The Smart Set/November, 1914

Veneration
The Smart Set/November, 1914

The City of Seven Sundays
The Smart Set/November, 1914

Critics of More or Less Badness
The Smart Set/November, 1914