The Resource America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury, Walter Blair, Hamlin Hill

America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury, Walter Blair, Hamlin Hill

Label
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury
Title
America's humor
Title remainder
from Poor Richard to Doonesbury
Statement of responsibility
Walter Blair, Hamlin Hill
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1900-1992
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Blair, Walter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS430
LC item number
.B495
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hill, Hamlin Lewis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • Amerikaans
  • Geschichte
  • Humor
  • Humor (grappigheden)
  • American wit and humor
  • Humor (grappigheden)
  • Amerikaans
  • Geschichte
  • Humor
  • USA
  • USA
Label
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury, Walter Blair, Hamlin Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Starters -- No end of Jokes: the lies of the land, evolving jokes, folk journalism, favorite incongruities -- "A harmonious human multitude": Franklin: muddied giant, teachers, varied masks, Franklin's monsters--and some offspring -- Cast typing: John Wesley Jarvis, storyteller, Mike Fink, David versus Davy, Davy versus Captain Fear of Hell's Gulch, Davy II, Davy III, and Mose -- Part II: The golden age of American humor -- A national phenomenon: oppositions, Ichabod and Rip -- The reputables: "to laugh newenglandly", the Yankee and the major -- Subversives: the profile of a prude, a gallery of rogues -- Two masterpieces: "The big bear of Arkansas", Sut Lovingood and the end of the world -- Tall tales go west: The last frontier -- Derby, alter egos: Phoenix and Squibob, Jim Bridger and William Wright -- Part III: "And the war came" -- Changes in jokelore: Twilight of the comic demigods, The local colorists -- Phunny phellows: Charles Farrar Browne/ Artemus Ward, Shaw, Locke, and Smith -- Part IV: Mark Twain -- Mark Twain's chestnuts: "The jokes that never die", Eiron and Alazon, "The art which the teller puts into the telling", Mark Twain's other masterpiece -- Mark Twain pioneers: Eirons in the fire, nightmares and silences -- Part V: Into the twentieth century -- The turn of the century, 1895-1905: Another transitional period, Some urban humorists -- Between the wars: Mass production comic demigod, The lunatic fringe: colyumnists and Algonquin wits, The New Yorker, Benchley and Perelman, White and Thurber, "The secret life of Walter Mitty" -- Modern humor: humor in fiction, the great American novel, up from the underground, cinema, cartoon, and stand-up comic
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 559 pages
Isbn
9780195023268
Lccn
77023829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03167838
  • (OCoLC)ocm03167838
Label
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury, Walter Blair, Hamlin Hill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Starters -- No end of Jokes: the lies of the land, evolving jokes, folk journalism, favorite incongruities -- "A harmonious human multitude": Franklin: muddied giant, teachers, varied masks, Franklin's monsters--and some offspring -- Cast typing: John Wesley Jarvis, storyteller, Mike Fink, David versus Davy, Davy versus Captain Fear of Hell's Gulch, Davy II, Davy III, and Mose -- Part II: The golden age of American humor -- A national phenomenon: oppositions, Ichabod and Rip -- The reputables: "to laugh newenglandly", the Yankee and the major -- Subversives: the profile of a prude, a gallery of rogues -- Two masterpieces: "The big bear of Arkansas", Sut Lovingood and the end of the world -- Tall tales go west: The last frontier -- Derby, alter egos: Phoenix and Squibob, Jim Bridger and William Wright -- Part III: "And the war came" -- Changes in jokelore: Twilight of the comic demigods, The local colorists -- Phunny phellows: Charles Farrar Browne/ Artemus Ward, Shaw, Locke, and Smith -- Part IV: Mark Twain -- Mark Twain's chestnuts: "The jokes that never die", Eiron and Alazon, "The art which the teller puts into the telling", Mark Twain's other masterpiece -- Mark Twain pioneers: Eirons in the fire, nightmares and silences -- Part V: Into the twentieth century -- The turn of the century, 1895-1905: Another transitional period, Some urban humorists -- Between the wars: Mass production comic demigod, The lunatic fringe: colyumnists and Algonquin wits, The New Yorker, Benchley and Perelman, White and Thurber, "The secret life of Walter Mitty" -- Modern humor: humor in fiction, the great American novel, up from the underground, cinema, cartoon, and stand-up comic
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 559 pages
Isbn
9780195023268
Lccn
77023829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03167838
  • (OCoLC)ocm03167838

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