Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of American Humorists

Editor: Gale, Steven H.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $275.00
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ISBN: 978-1-13-894969-0
Category: Language & Literature - American literature
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Pseudonyms
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Franklin P. Adams
  • George Ade
  • Woody Allen
  • Richard Armour
  • B
  • George William Bagby
  • Russell Wayne Baker
  • Joseph Glover Baldwin
  • John Kendrick Bangs
  • Donald Barthelme
  • S.N. Behrman
  • Robert Benchley
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • Teresa Bloomingdale
  • Roy Blount
  • Erma Bombeck
  • Peg Bracken
  • Hugh Henry Brackenridge
  • Lenny Bruce
  • Art Buchwald
  • Robert Jones Burdette
  • Frank Gelett Burgess
  • C
  • Bennett Alfred Cerf
  • Fred Chappell
  • Charles Heber Clark
  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens
  • Irvin S. Cobb
  • Marc Connelly
  • Jack Conroy
  • Davy Crockett
  • Will Cuppy
  • D
  • Charles Augustus Davis
  • Clarence Shepard Day, Jr.
  • Joseph Dennie
  • Dan De Quille
  • George Horatio Derby
  • Peter De Vries
  • J.P. Donleavy
  • Jack Douglas
  • Finley Peter Dunne
  • E
  • Charles Napoleon Bonaparte Evans
  • F
  • Jules Feiffer
  • Eugene Field
  • Joseph M. Field
  • Corey Ford
  • Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • G
  • Veronica Geng
  • Wolcott Gibbs
  • Montague Glass
  • Harry Golden
  • Asa Greene
  • H
  • John Habberton
  • Thomas Chandler Halburton
  • Marion Hargrove
  • Joel Chandler Harris
  • Moss Hart
  • Bret Harte
  • Joseph Heller
  • Henry William Herbert
  • Samuel Hoffenstein
  • Marietta Holley
  • Johnson Jones Hooper
  • Elbert Green Hubbard
  • I
  • Washington Irving
  • J
  • Hamilton C. Jones
  • K
  • George S. Kaufman
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Jean Kerr
  • Grace Elizabeth King
  • Sarah Kemble Knight
  • Henry Kuttner
  • L
  • Ring Lardner
  • Stephen Butler Leacock
  • Fran Lebowitz
  • Tom Lehrer
  • Sam Levenson
  • C.B. Lewis
  • Henry Clay Lewis
  • A.J. Liebling
  • David Ross Locke
  • Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
  • Anita Loos
  • James Russell Lowell
  • M
  • Phyllis McGinley
  • Thomas Francis McGuane, III
  • Ruth McKenney
  • Alexander Gallatin McNutt
  • Don Marquis
  • O.B. Mayer
  • H.L. Mencken
  • Thomas Morton
  • N
  • Ogden Nash
  • Robert Henry Newell
  • Charles Fenton Mercer Noland
  • Bill Nye
  • P
  • Dorothy Parker
  • James Kirke Paulding
  • S.J. Perelman
  • R
  • Ishmael Reed
  • Mordecai Richler
  • James Whitcomb Riley
  • John S. Robb
  • Will Rogers
  • Andy Rooney
  • Leo Rosten
  • Mike Royko
  • Damon Runyon
  • S
  • Murray Schisgal
  • Jean Shepherd
  • Benjamin Pendleton Shillaber
  • Charles Henry Smith
  • H. Allen Smith
  • Seba Smith
  • Solomon Franklin Smith
  • Thorne Smith
  • Terry Southern
  • Edward Streeter
  • Frank Sullivan
  • T
  • Hardin Edwards Taliaferro
  • Bayard Taylor
  • William Tenn
  • Tabitha Gilman Tenney
  • William Tappan Thompson
  • Mortimer Neal Thomson
  • Thomas Bangs Thorpe
  • James Thurber
  • John Kennedy Toole
  • John Trumbull
  • W
  • Nathaniel Ward
  • Kittrell J. Warren
  • Raymond Weeks
  • Carolyn Wells
  • Frances Miriam Berry Whitcher
  • E.B. White
  • Matthew Franklin Whittier
  • Contributors