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Some American humorists, by Napier Wilt

Napier Wilt

Some American humorists, by Napier Wilt

by Napier Wilt

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Published by T. Nelson and Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHalf-title: Nelson"s English series; general editor. E. Bernbaum
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 15-260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16405161M
    LC Control Number29017190

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New York: John son Reprint Corporation, $9. The first scholarly treatment of American humor was Some American Humorists (), edited by Napier Wilt. We are fortunate to have the volume now readily available in a reissue.

Napier Wilt, author of Some American Humorists, on LibraryThing. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. 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. I'm fine with this listbut it should be understood that this is really just a list of good/great books by American authors that a few, some, or a lot of people like to varying degrees.

That's it. reply | flag * message by Steve (new) PM. Born to John and Susie (Napier) Wilt on Decem in Hillsboro, Indiana, Napier Wilt attended Indiana University, where he earned an A.B.

in He then came to the University of Chicago, where he earned an M.A. in and completed a Ph.D. in His area of interest was American literature, with a focus on American drama and humor.

Better Late Than Never Scatological sarcasm is a Sharpe speciality. In Porterhouse Blue he uses it to parody Oxbridge goes for the jugular of California-chic, a somewhat more recent tradition inserting itself into British life during the ’s. Being in a somewhat sheltered environment in the 70’s educational-wise, as Wilt’s wife Eva might say (I spent most of that period 4/5().

Will Rogers, American entertainer, radio personality, film actor, and writer who was famous for his pithy and homespun humor and social commentary. He appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies and in such films as They Had to See Paris, A Connecticut Yankee, State Fair, Steamboat ’Round the Bend, and In Old Kentucky.

First published inthis 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. Although American literature was, in the past, treated as inferior to British literature, there.

American. Renowned polymath Benjamin Franklin (–), as a newspaper editor and printer, became one of America's first humorists, most famously for Poor Richard's Almanack published under the pen name "Richard Saunders".; Ring Lardner (–) was a sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical writings about sports, marriage, and the theatre.

Napier Wilt was born in in Hillsboro, Indiana. He attended Indiana University, where he completed an A.B. in He earned an M.A. in from the University of Chicago, and finished his Ph.D.

in His area of study was American literature, with a concentration on American drama and humor. During World War II, when Japanese Americans were rounded up and held in internment camps by the federal government, some of them ended up in the arid plains of Utah.

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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). CHICAGO, Nov. 13 (UPI)—Napier Wilt professor emeritus of English and a faculty member for nearly 40 years in the English department at the.

"This morning," he writes to Napier (Octo ), "I received Dickens's book. I have now read it. It is impossible for me to review it, nor do I think that you would wish me to do so.Among the humorists and after-dinner speakers; a new collection of humorous stories and anecdotes, selected and arranged by William Patten.

Format Book Published New York, Collier [c] Description 3 v. fronts. (ports.) 21 cm. Subject headings American wit and humor. Wit and humor. Anecdotes. Buy Wilt: (Wilt Series 1) New Ed by Sharpe, Tom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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