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Hoopes, Roy. "Mason Locke Weems, the Publishing Preacher." Maryland 19 (Winter 1986): 36-38.
Leary, Lewis. The Book-Peddling Parson: An Account of the Life and Works of Mason L. Weems. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1984.
Meyer, Sam. "Religion, Patriotism, and Poetry in the Life of Francis Scott Key." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 267-74.
Gibson, Donald B. "Christianity and Individualism: (Re-) Creation and Reality in Frederick Douglass's Representation of Self." African American Review 26 (Winter 1992): 591-603.
Jordan, Winthrop. White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1968.
Erickson, Marie Anne. "Crossroads: Middletown." Frederick Magazine (May 1992): 12-14.
Bode, Carl. "Mencken and Semitism." Menckeniana 120 (Winter 1991): 1-7.
Breslaw, Elaine G. Dr. Alexander Hamilton and the Enlightenment in Maryland. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1973.
Crews, Judith Mary. Virginity and Maryland: The American Founding Myth in the Sot-weed Factors of Ebenezer Cooke and John Barth. Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 1984.
Fecher, Charles A. "Mencken and the Archbishop." Menckeniana 93 (Spring 1985): 2-6.
Hart, D. G. "A Connoisseur of 'Rabble-Rousing,' 'Human Folly,' and 'Theological Pathology:' H. L. Mencken on American Presbyterians." American Presbyterians 66 (Fall 1988): 195-204.
Hohner, Robert A. "'The Woes of a Holy Man: Bishop James Cannon, Jr., and H. L. Mencken." South Atlantic Quarterly 85 (Summer 1986): 228-38.
Holley, Val. "Vexing Utah: Mencken, DeVoto, and the Mormons." Menckeniana 125 (Spring 1993): 1-10.
Kao, Joanne C. "The Monday Articles: H. L. Mencken and the American Religious Scene." Menckeniana 141 (Spring 1997): 1-10.
Levin, Alvin H. "H. L. Mencken and the Jews on his Block." Menckeniana 141 (Spring 1997): 13-15.
Richman, Sheldon L. "Mr. Mencken and the Jews." American Scholar 59 (Summer 1990): 407-11.
Stange, Douglas C. "Benjamin Kurtz of the 'Lutheran Observer' and the Slavery Crisis." Maryland Historical Magazine 62 (1967): 285-299.
Tommey, Richard, and Fielding Lucas, Jr. First Major Catholic Publisher and Bookseller in Baltimore, Maryland, 1804-1854. M.. L. S. thesis, Catholic University, 1952.
Weigel, George. "God, Man, and H. L. Mencken." Menckeniana 134 (Summer 1995): 1-12.
Wingate, P. J. "Mencken, Shaw, and Their Two Catholic Sisters." Menckeniana 124 (Winter 1992): 1-4.
Davis, Richard Beale. Intellectual Life in the Colonial South 1585-1763, 3 vols. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Davis's three-volume work surveys the "nature and development of the southern mind" during the colonial period and seeks to counter the standard interpretation of the predominant role of colonial New England in shaping the intellectual life of what would become the new nation. Topics include education, libraries and printing, religious writings, fine arts, literature, and public oratory. The volumes draw extensively on manuscript collections, some only recently discovered, in Britain and the United States, including important Maryland archives; chapters are followed by extensive bibliographies and notes.
Davis, Richard Beale. "Southern Writing of the Revolutionary Period c. 1760-1790." Early American Literature 12 (Fall 1977): 107-20.
Annotation / Notes: Davis contends that a great body of literature for the late eighteenth century American South has only just begun to be recognized and made available. The author provides a brief discussion of representative works in the various genres considered-letters, pamphlets, theological writings, diaries, poems, etc.-along with a bibliography of holdings in the Maryland Historical Society and other Southeastern state repositories. Davis believes that this literary collection-much of which was unpublished and relatively unknown-represents an important corrective to the impression that New England far outdistanced the South in written expression.
Jervey, Edward D. "Henry L. Mencken and American Methodism." Journal of Popular Culture 12 (Summer 1978): 75-87.
Annotation / Notes: Jervey chronicles H. L. Mencken's well-known antagonism toward organized religion, especially harsh in his writing of the 1920s. The article focuses especially upon Mencken's tendency to single out the Methodists, whom he viewed as representing the dominant social and cultural values of mainstream and conservative Protestantism. He argues that Protestant support for Prohibition and opposition to new, scientific knowledge, as evidenced by the conflict over the theory of evolution, served as touchstones for Mencken's satire and scorn.
Beauchamp, Virginia Walcott, ed. A Private War: Letters and Diaries of Madge Preston, 1862-1867. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1987.