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The frontier humorists

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southwest, Old,
  • Southern States.,
  • Southwest, Old.
    • Subjects:
    • American wit and humor -- Southern States -- History and criticism,
    • American wit and humor -- Southwest, Old -- History and criticism,
    • Frontier and pioneer life in literature,
    • Popular culture -- Southern States,
    • Popular culture -- Southwest, Old,
    • Southern States -- In literature,
    • Southwest, Old -- In literature,
    • Southern States -- Humor,
    • Southwest, Old -- Humor

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by M. Thomas Inge.
      ContributionsInge, M. Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS430 .F7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 331 p. ;
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5191950M
      ISBN 100208015094
      LC Control Number75012698

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      Unlike Down East humor, where the emphasis was on the comic Yankee, the humorists of the Old Southwest focused on a broad range of topics reflective of the interests and the way of life of a culture still largely rural and on the fringes of a frontier threatened with extinction. William Wright (–), better known by the pen name Dan DeQuille or Dan De Quille, was an American author, journalist, and was best known for his written accounts of the people, events, and silver mining operations on the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including his non-fiction book History of the Big Bonanza (American Publishing Company, ).

      Along with Mark Twain, one of the best known humorists of frontier journalism was _____, whose suggestions for reforming journalism standards included a program of . A humorist (American English) or humourist (British English) is an intellectual who uses humor in writing or public speaking. Humorists are distinct from comedians, who are show business entertainers whose business is to make an audience laugh, though it is possible for some persons to occupy both roles in the course of their careers.. Despite the fact that the Kennedy Center for the.


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Twain, Faulkner, and many other writers, particularly southerners, are indebted to frontier pre-Civil War humorists such as Johnson Hooper, George Washington Harris, Augustus Longstreet, Thomas Bangs Thorpe, and Joseph Baldwin.

Southern Frontier Humor offers students and general readers alike a broad perspective and new appreciation of this singular form of writing from the Old South—and provides some chuckles along the way. and the reader of this volume comes away with a balanced sense of both the range and the accomplishment of frontier humorists.”— Format: Paperback.

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This book marks the first new collection. An anthology of short pieces and excerpts by humorists from Texas, ranging from the 19th century to the present. The topical sections include the frontier, embattled Texans, early times, cow country, minorities, politics and politicians, religion, outlaws, and the cities.

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