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The comic imagination in American literature /

edited by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.

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Main Author: Rubin, Louis Decimus
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1973]
Topics: American wit and humor - History and criticism.
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245 14|aThe comic imagination in American literature /|cedited by Louis D. Rubin, Jr.
260 |aNew Brunswick, N.J. :|bRutgers University Press,|c[1973]
300 |axii, 430 p. ;|c23 cm.
500 |aBased on a series of lectures prepared for the Voice of America.
505 00|gIntroduction :|t"The great American joke" /|rLouis D. Rubin, Jr. --|tHuman comedy in early America /|rLouis B. Wright --|tBenjamin Franklin /|rLewis Leary --|tThe satiric mode : the early national wits /|rLewis P. Simpson --|tWashington Irving /|rLewis Leary --|tYankee humor /|rCecil D. Eby --|tA comic mode of the romantic imagination : Poe, Hawthorne, Melville /|rHennig Cohen --|tHumor of the Old Southwest /|rJames M. Cox --|tOliver Wendell Holmes /|rLewis Leary --|tThe misspellers /|rBrom Weber --|tMark Twain : the height of humor /|rJames M. Cox --|tThe minstrel mode /|rBlyden Jackson --|tComedy and reality in local color fiction, 1865-1900 /|rArlin Turner --|tRural humor of the late nineteenth century /|rC. Carroll Hollis --|tHenry James and the comedy of the New England conscience /|rGeorge Core --|tAmbrose Bierce /|rJay Martin --|tHumor, Chicago style /|rBernard Duffey --|t"If only Mencken were alive ..." /|rLouis D. Rubin, Jr. --|tNot for the old lady in Dubuque /|rGerald Weales --|tAnodyne for the village virus /|rC. Hugh Holman --|tLight Verse in America /|rMorris Bishop --|tCabell and Barth : our comic athletes /|rW.L. Godshalk --|tThe humor of "tobacco road: /|rRobert D. Jacobs --|tThe Harlem Renaissance /|rBlyden Jackson --|tFaulkner's humor /|rRobert D. Jacob --|tEudora Welty's comic imagination /|rSeymour L. Gross --|tJewish humor /|rAllen Guttmann --|tSoutherners in the city : Flannery O'Connor and Walker Percy /|rWalter Sullivan --|tBlack America and the mask of comedy /|rRichard K. Barksdale --|tThe mode of "black humor" /|rBrom Weber --|t"Anti-fiction" in American humor /|rWilliam Harmon --|t"The barber kept on shaving" : the two perspectives of American humor /|rLouis D. Rubin, Jr.
520 |aBased on a series of lectures prepared for the Voice of America.
530 |aAlso issued online.
546 |aBased on a series of lectures prepared for the Voice of America.
650 0|aAmerican wit and humor|xHistory and criticism.
710 2 |aVoice of America (Organization)
776 08|iOnline version:|aRubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-|tComic imagination in American literature.|dNew Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1973]|w(OCoLC)575137211
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