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The Comic Tradition in America
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Kenneth Schuyler Lynn, Victor Gollancz (Londyn).
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1958 - Publisher:

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The Addison Gayle Jr. Reader
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Addison Gayle (Jr.)
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

This reader collects sixty of the personal essays, critical articles, and other seminal works of Addison Gayle Jr., one of the most influential figures in African American literary criticism and a key pioneer in the Black Arts/Black Aesthetic Movement. The volume contains selective essays that represent the range of Gayle's
American Comic Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Jeff Morgan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-29 - Publisher: McFarland

Comic poetry is serious stuff, combining incongruity, satire and psychological effects to provide us a brief victory over reason—which could help us save ourselves, if not the world. This book champions the literary movement of comic poetry in the U.S., providing an historical context and exploring the work of such
The Humor of the Old South
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: M. Thomas Inge, Edward J. Piacentino
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-21 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

The humor of the Old South—tales, almanac entries, turf reports, historical sketches, gentlemen's essays on outdoor sports, profiles of local characters—flourished between 1830 and 1860. The genre's popularity and influence can be traced in the works of major southern writers such as William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor,
The Comic Tradition in America
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Kenneth S. Lynn
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1958 - Publisher:

Books about The Comic Tradition in America