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Book of American humor in prose and verse

Book of American humor in prose and verse

being a selection of witty and amusing tales, sketches, and rhymes by well-known American writers

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Published by Duffield in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor,
  • American poetry

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p. 1 l., [21], 251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14593538M
    LC Control Number26014867

    English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St. Augustine of Canterbury. Other 7th- and 8th-century prose, similarly practical in character, includes more laws, wills, and charters. According to Cuthbert, who was a monk at Jarrow, Bede at the time.   A prose poem is a poem written in prose rather than verse. But what does that really mean? Is it an indefinable hybrid? An anomaly in the history of poetry? Are the very words "prose poem" an oxymoron? This groundbreaking anthology edited by celebrated poet David Lehman, editor of The Best American Poetry series, traces the form in all its dazzling variety from Poe and Emerson to 4/5(2).

    A humorous book of verses. The American humorist was the author of over 50 humorous books of light verse and prose. This humor prose depicts the happy days. about this item: the chapple pub company, boston, hardbound. condition: good. hardbound in dj. this is a good hardbound copy of the printing of this old scrap throbs in prose andverse dear to the american by the chapple publishing co in boston in the volume shows wear and there is a prev owner name on front dy.

      Try My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durell. That book is a delightful read, and so are most of Durell's other books. Try Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome, all of Saki's short stories and the stories of P.G. Woodhouse. These stories a. We can even hope that this brilliant book, with its awards and attendant success, may lead to a renaissance of books for kids that make history come alive. In 19 monologues and two dialogs in verse and prose, the lives of a cast of characters from a medieval village — nobles and peasants, but all children — are illuminated.


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See how their humor changed when African Americans were integrated into American society, how fierce and forthright it became, and come all the way to present day to comedians like Chris Rock and Richard Pryor.

This book has many parts and selections from various by: 9. American Humour In Prose And Verse [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Book of American humor in prose and verse. New York, Duffield and Company, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published (Duffield, ) as two separate collections: "A book of American prose humor" and "A book of American humorous verse." Part 1 paged irregularly.

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Pages (Excerpt from PREFACE to the text) In making a selection from the humorous writers of America, I have been guided mainly by my own likes and dislikes. Hence this volume lays no claim to being either exhaustive or representative.

Critics argue that since they contain no regular rhyme and meter, free verse poems are just glorified prose. But those who write or appreciate free verse feel that free verse has its own tools beyond meter or rhyme—like punctuation, line break, and vocabulary—that makes it just as legitimate of a poetic form as other styles.

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A book of American prose humor: being a collection of humorous and witty tales, sketches, etc. Item Preview. The Emily Dickinson First Book Award is designed to recognize an American poet of at least 40 years of age who has yet to publish a first collection of poetry.

Read More. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Kristen Tracy named winner of the Emily Dickinson First Book. In New England, several different groups of writers and thinkers emerged aftereach exploring the experiences of individuals in different segments of American society. James Russell Lowell was among those who used humor and dialect in verse and prose to depict everyday life in the Northeast.

the history of American humor these names rank high; in the field of American Her book, The Gossips of Rivertown, with Sketches in Prose and Verse () indicates her field, as does the single title, The Third-Class Hotel (December,Godey’s). Perhaps the most representative figure of this school is Eliza Leslie.Richard Willard Armour (J – Febru ) was an American poet and author who wrote more than 65 books.In that time, Epicenter has published more than titles covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies, adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing, women's stories, Native American culture, and more.