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The frontier humorists : critical views / edited by M. Thomas Inge.

Contributor(s): Inge, M. Thomas.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1975Description: ix, 331 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0208015094; 9780208015099.Subject(s): 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 -- HumorAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Frontier humorists.DDC classification: 817/.1/09 Also issued online.
Contents:
General overviews: Tall tales of the Southwest / Franklin J. Meine -- Southern humor / John Donald Wade -- Humor of the old Southwest / Walter Blair -- Authors and works: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870): Georgia scenes / Edgar Allan Poe ; Augustus Baldwin Longstreet: a Southern cultural type / John Donald Wade -- William Tappan Thompson (1812-1882): "The big bear of Arkansas," T.B. Thorpe and his masterpiece / Walter Blair -- George Washington Harris (1814-1869): The humorous works of George W. Harris / Donald Day ; Sut Lovingood / Brom Weber ; Sut Lovingood / Edmund Wilson ; The imagery of George Washington Harris / Milton Rickels -- Joseph Glover Baldwin (1815-1864): Joseph Glover Baldwin: humorist or moralist? / Eugene Current-Garcia -- Harden E. Taliaferro (1818-1875): Harden Taliaferro, folk humorist of North Carolina / James H. Penrod -- Folk figures: Mike Hooter -the making of a myth / John Q. Anderson -- David Crockett, the legend and the symbol / James Atkins Shackkford -- Who wrote "The harp of a thousand strings?" / George Kummer -- Impact on American literature: Mark Twain and the humor of the old Southwest / Pascal Covici, Jr. -- Faulkner and certain earlier Southern fiction / Carvel Collins -- William Faulkner and George Washington Harris: in the tradition of Southwestern humor / M. Thomas Inge -- Tidewater and frontier / Randall Stewart -- Suggs and Sut in modern dress: the latest chapter in Southern humor / Willard Thorp -- Bibliography: Humor of the old Southwest: a checklist of criticism / Charles E. Davis and Martha B. Hudson.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. General overviews: Tall tales of the Southwest / Franklin J. Meine -- Southern humor / John Donald Wade -- Humor of the old Southwest / Walter Blair -- 2. Authors and works: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870): Georgia scenes / Edgar Allan Poe ; Augustus Baldwin Longstreet: a Southern cultural type / John Donald Wade -- William Tappan Thompson (1812-1882): "The big bear of Arkansas," T.B. Thorpe and his masterpiece / Walter Blair -- George Washington Harris (1814-1869): The humorous works of George W. Harris / Donald Day ; Sut Lovingood / Brom Weber ; Sut Lovingood / Edmund Wilson ; The imagery of George Washington Harris / Milton Rickels -- Joseph Glover Baldwin (1815-1864): Joseph Glover Baldwin: humorist or moralist? / Eugene Current-Garcia -- Harden E. Taliaferro (1818-1875): Harden Taliaferro, folk humorist of North Carolina / James H. Penrod -- 3. Folk figures: Mike Hooter -the making of a myth / John Q. Anderson -- David Crockett, the legend and the symbol / James Atkins Shackkford -- Who wrote "The harp of a thousand strings?" / George Kummer -- 4. Impact on American literature: Mark Twain and the humor of the old Southwest / Pascal Covici, Jr. -- Faulkner and certain earlier Southern fiction / Carvel Collins -- William Faulkner and George Washington Harris: in the tradition of Southwestern humor / M. Thomas Inge -- Tidewater and frontier / Randall Stewart -- Suggs and Sut in modern dress: the latest chapter in Southern humor / Willard Thorp -- 5. Bibliography: Humor of the old Southwest: a checklist of criticism / Charles E. Davis and Martha B. Hudson.

Also issued online.

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