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The anthology of American humor.

The anthology of American humor.

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Published by Magazine Digest Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKeene, Myra.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination767 p.
    Number of Pages767
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22949406M

      The "Norton Anthology," a mammoth book collecting stories, essays, poetry, and other writings from a wide range of authors (coming in many editions covering specific regions [e.g., "The Norton Anthology of American Literature"]), launched in and quickly became a staple of classrooms around the world. The anthology offers a wide if somewhat. BLACK VOICES is the most widely-read and acclaimed Afro-American anthology ever assembled. In its pages is the core of the black literary heritage of America, ranging from slavery days to the post-Martin Luther King era/5(20).

    Original title: An anthology of American humor. Description: xxii, pages ; 21 cm: Series Title: Apollo editions, A Other Titles: Anthology of American humor. Responsibility: edited with notes by . General features Themes. One leading analysis of American humor, the book American Humor: A Study of the National Character by Constance Rourke, identified the character of the "Yankee" as that first American comic figure, the first widely accepted American character that the nation could find funny, make fun of and even export for the amusement of the world – a gangly traveler who told.

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"An indispensable book for anyone who likes to laugh. A surprisingly satisfying and consistently funny collection that might be the best American humor anthology on the market." Grade: A. -- Humor Lit Books Blog "You NEED this book.

It's hilarious fun." -- R. Stine/5(). This anthology was my text book from a class called Humor in American Literature. One of the rare classes I was forced to take which didn't involve calculus. The book is full of political and social satire from authors who survived some of America's most disruptive government and civil upheavals/5.

The selections in this anthology are drawn (with the exception of Benjamin Franklin) from the nineteenth century, the great age of American humor. The selections in this anthology range from Maine to Georgia, and from New England to Mark Twain’s Southwest; from boisterous frontier jokes to sharp political and social : Paperback.

Edited by the author of The Sellout, winner of the Man Booker Prize, Hokum is a liberating, eccentric, savagely comic anthology of the funniest writing by black Americans. This book is less a comprehensive collection than it is a mix-tape narrative dubbed by a trusted friend―a sampler of underground classics, rare grooves, and timeless summer jams, poetry and prose juxtaposed with the /5(14).

Paul Beatty is the author of the novels, Tuff, Slumberland and The White Boy Shuffle, and the poetry collections Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, was the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-Americanhe became the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel Thehe was the winner the American Academy of Arts and Letters /5(13).

Honey, hush!: an anthology of African American women's humor User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Dance (English, Univ. of Richmond) has collected folktales, proverbs, slave narratives, and cartoons reflecting the humor of African American women.

Among those included are authors Audre Lorde and Toni Morrison and comedian Whoopi Goldberg.1/5(1). Download Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor - Paul Beatty ebook. The sort of stuff that would give Oscar Wilde an erection, Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New York collects some of the best short pieces published in this much revered publication through out its long life.

There are short stories, editorials and satire from E.B. White, Woody Allen, Mike Nichols, Groucho Marx, Ogden Nash, James Thurber, Steve Martin, Garrison /5(74). This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired.

While some of the authors featured in the Anthology of Black Humor are already well known to American readers-Swift, Kafka, Rimbaud, Poe, Lewis Carroll, and Baudelaire 4/5(2).

The Big Book of New American Humor — Don’t let the cheesy title fool you; this is an excellent companion book to the Shalit.

It digs deeper and is a bit weirder, and weirdness is a big part of. An anthology of American humor. Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Edited by the author of The Sellout, winner of the Man Booker Prize, Hokum is a liberating, eccentric, savagely comic anthology of the funniest writing by black book is less a comprehensive collection than it is a mix-tape narrative dubbed by a trusted friend--a sampler of underground classics, rare grooves, and timeless.

If, as some suggest, American literature began with Huckleberry Finn, then the humorists of the Old South surely helped us to shape that literature. Twain himself learned to write by reading the humorists’ work, and later writers were influenced by it.

This book marks the first new collection of humor from that region published in fifteen years—and the first fresh selection of sketches and.

Dr. Boli's Anthology of American Humor Paperback – Novem by H. Albertus Boli (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $Author: H. Albertus Boli. In this "dazzling anthology" (Publishers Weekly), Daryl Cumber Dance has collected the often hard-hitting, sometimes risqué, always dramatic humor that arises from the depth of black women's souls and the breadth of their eloquent wit and laughter of African American women are presented here in all their written and spoken manifestations: autobiographies, novels/5(8).

The author of six books, he is the first-ever winner of the National Press Club’s humor award and a two-time finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

He has been called a “Swiftian satirist” (The Wall Street Journal), and “America’s satire king” (The Daily Beast). In this book we get the pain, not the laughter. Pryor showed us how to have both. This book is subtitled "An Anthology of African-American Humor." If this is humor, pass me the poison.

Almost none of this book is funny. Could that be Beatty's point. That the black experience in America is so tragic that very little humor can be found in it. The Anthology of Black Humor (French: Anthologie de l'humour noir) is an anthology of 45 writers edited by André was first published in in Paris by Éditions du Sagittaire and its distribution was immediately banned by the Vichy was reprinted in after Breton's return from exile, with a few additions.

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This book is less a comprehensive collection than it is a mix-tape narrative dubbed by a trusted friend--a sampler of underground classics, rare grooves, and timeless summer jams, poetry and prose ju/5.A welcome departure from the grim accounts in the Arsenault volume comes via Hokum: An Anthology of African-American st Paul Beatty, whose own works The White Boy Shuffle and Tuff are satiric triumphs, personally selected this compendium of routines, speeches, folktales, poetry, snippets from theater and film, even some rap lyrics.

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