Dreiser-Mencken Letters, Volume 1
The Correspondence of Theodore Dreiser and H. L. Mencken, 1907-1945
Published by: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
416 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 x 0.00 mm
- ISBN: 9780812280081
- Published: December 1986
"What could make for livelier reading than the correspondence between a pornographer and the devil? That's the way these letters would have been viewed if published at the time they were written. . . . The sap and spirit of this pair keep this scholarly edition bristling."—Washington Post
"Compendious. . . . Although there have been some notable comradeships in the national letters—Hawthorne and Melville, Mark Twain and Howells, for example—none have been more publicly influential than this one."—The Nation