By Steven H. Gale

First released in 1988, this e-book includes entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been found in American literature, from the start, and has constructed features that mirror the yank personality, either neighborhood and nationwide. even supposing American literature was, long ago, taken care of as not so good as British literature, there has constantly been a wide renowned viewers for the style, which this booklet exhibits.

The figures with entries during this encyclopedia not just amuse of their writing, but additionally objective to enlighten- getting down to divulge the foibles and foolishness of society and the people who compose it. it's the demeanour during which those authors try and accomplish this finish that determines whether or not they look within the quantity. certainly, the publication will show that the simplest humor has at its base, a prepared figuring out of human nature.

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