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America"s Humor

Walter Blair

America"s Humor

From Poor Richard to Doonesbury (Galaxy Books)

by Walter Blair

  • 153 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7386093M
ISBN 100195027566
ISBN 109780195027563

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Beloved for her wry yet warm look at family life, Erma Bombeck was America's favorite humorist at the time of her death in Ten of her 13 books, including Forever, Erma, appeared on the New York Times best-seller list. She claimed her first fiction writing was the weather forecast in the Dayton favorite food was pasta, and her hobby was dust/5().

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America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction is a humor book written by Jon Stewart and other writers of The Daily Show that parodies and satirizes American politics and worldview. It has won several awards, and generated some controversy. An updated trade paperback edition was published in as a "Teacher's Edition", with updated coverage of the Supreme Court Justices Genre: Humor.

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Like the quality of America's humor, this ambitious and uneasily collaborative critical history has its ups and downs. Most of the ups come early on and are the work of senior partner Blair (Univ.

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A serious treatment of a subject with universal appeal, America's Humor is the fullest history of American joke-lore. Written by two of the foremost authorities in the field and illustrated with dozens of old and new pictures, the book is a major contribution to literary history and the stoudy of popular culture.3/5(1).

Get this from a library. America's humor: from Poor Richard to Doonesbury. [Walter Blair; Hamlin Lewis Hill] -- Shows that forms of humor considered typically American are products of specific historical events from exploration and settlement to the growth of countercultures, and spotlights famous and.

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Get this from a library. America's humor: from Poor Richard to Doonesbury. [Walter Blair; Hamlin Lewis Hill] -- Not a mere anthology, this work is a careful study of how American humor has developed over the centuries, examining its leading practitioners and putting them in their proper context.

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Affiliated with the "Humor in America Project" at the University of Texas at Austin. Posts are the work and responsibility of the authors and are not edited by the Managing Editor or endorsed by the University. We can’t all go on great adventures, but we can read about them.

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Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included.

Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in Rating: % positive. Louise Erdrich, Amy Tan, John Steinbeck, Pat Mora, and Andrew Lam are among the authors represented in Visions Across the Americas: Short Essays for Composition, 8th Edition.

The book's 72 cross-cultural essays (12 of them new) cover a variety of themes--from cyberspace, humor, and popular culture to ecology, politics, and work. Create an account or log into Facebook.

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