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The Resource The Comic spirit, Joseph F. Littell, editor ; Joy Littell, consultant on text and ill

The Comic spirit, Joseph F. Littell, editor ; Joy Littell, consultant on text and ill

Label
The Comic spirit
Title
The Comic spirit
Statement of responsibility
Joseph F. Littell, editor ; Joy Littell, consultant on text and ill
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
817/.008
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6162
LC item number
.C655 1975
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The Comic spirit, Joseph F. Littell, editor ; Joy Littell, consultant on text and ill
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Tomfoolery -- Wild life / Ogden Nash -- A new natural history / James Thurber -- Sleeping arrangements / Sam Levenson -- Parody -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- Jabber-Whacky / Isabelle Di Caprio -- Plane geometry / Emma Round -- Christmas afternoon / Robert C. Benchley -- Happy childhood tales / Robert C. Benchley -- Endremia and Liason -- Milgrig and the three Wilfs -- Burlesque -- At the funeral / Mark Twain -- At a fire / Mark Twain -- The late Benjamin Franklin / Mark Twain -- A fine old man / Mark Twain -- A page from a California almanac / Mark Twain -- The discovery of America / Richard Armour -- Satire -- A receipt to make a New England funeral elegy / Benjamin Franklin -- The ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry -- The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber -- Fable IX / William Saroyan -- The grown-up problem / Art Buchwald -- Visual humor -- Cartoons -- Humor in the headlines -- A way of seeing -- Graffiti lives / Bonnie O'Boyle -- Graffiti: the scrawl of the wild -- Dark comedy -- Résumé / Dorothy Parker -- Coda / Dorothy Parker -- Cartoon -- The devil's dictionary / Ambrose Bierce -- The human comedy -- Classic put-downs / Bergen Evans -- Comedy's greatest era / James Agee -- Playing the dozens -- Smashed potatoes / Jane G. Martel
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9780688517205
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
75007681
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1356). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Children's books in English. Item is in box 67.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated dust jacket; gray paper over boards, spine stamped in black.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02169004
  • ucoclc2169004
Label
The Comic spirit, Joseph F. Littell, editor ; Joy Littell, consultant on text and ill
Publication
Contents
Tomfoolery -- Wild life / Ogden Nash -- A new natural history / James Thurber -- Sleeping arrangements / Sam Levenson -- Parody -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- Jabber-Whacky / Isabelle Di Caprio -- Plane geometry / Emma Round -- Christmas afternoon / Robert C. Benchley -- Happy childhood tales / Robert C. Benchley -- Endremia and Liason -- Milgrig and the three Wilfs -- Burlesque -- At the funeral / Mark Twain -- At a fire / Mark Twain -- The late Benjamin Franklin / Mark Twain -- A fine old man / Mark Twain -- A page from a California almanac / Mark Twain -- The discovery of America / Richard Armour -- Satire -- A receipt to make a New England funeral elegy / Benjamin Franklin -- The ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry -- The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber -- Fable IX / William Saroyan -- The grown-up problem / Art Buchwald -- Visual humor -- Cartoons -- Humor in the headlines -- A way of seeing -- Graffiti lives / Bonnie O'Boyle -- Graffiti: the scrawl of the wild -- Dark comedy -- Résumé / Dorothy Parker -- Coda / Dorothy Parker -- Cartoon -- The devil's dictionary / Ambrose Bierce -- The human comedy -- Classic put-downs / Bergen Evans -- Comedy's greatest era / James Agee -- Playing the dozens -- Smashed potatoes / Jane G. Martel
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9780688517205
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
75007681
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1356). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Children's books in English. Item is in box 67.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated dust jacket; gray paper over boards, spine stamped in black.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02169004
  • ucoclc2169004

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