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Two phases of American humor.

Walter Blair

Two phases of American humor.

by Walter Blair

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Published by Univ. of Chic. Libraries in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism,
  • Wit and humour

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from American Literature. Vol. 2, Nov. 1930; Vol. 3, May, 1931.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12, 20 p.]
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14779395M

    SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS The official journal of the American Humor Studies Association, Studies in American Humor welcomes manuscripts of between and words on any topic, theme, practice, practitioner, or medium of American humor, broadly construed. StAH values new transnational and interdisciplinary approaches as well as traditional critical and historical humanities. About this Item: George W. Jacobs & Co, Philadelphia, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Dark binding with gilt title and decoration on front, gilt title on spine with slight shelf wear and tiny chips top and bottom, some scuffing, corners crimped, PON FEP, moderate toning, end papers separating but still a nice and amusing little volume for its age.

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