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The Resource The humor of the Old South, edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino

The humor of the Old South, edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino

Label
The humor of the Old South
Title
The humor of the Old South
Statement of responsibility
edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays includes some of the past twenty-five years' most significant writing on the humor of the Old Southwest, as well as ten new works bringing fresh insights and original approaches to the subject. A number of the essays focus on well known humorists such as Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, Johnson Jones Hooper, William Tappan Thompson, and George Washington Harris, all of whom have long been recognized as key figures in Southwestern humor
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Inge, M. Thomas
  • Piacentino, Edward J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
  • Humorists, American
  • Humorists, American
  • Southern States
  • Southwest, Old
  • Southern States
  • Southwest, Old
  • HUMOR
  • HISTORY
  • American wit and humor
  • Humorists, American
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature
  • Southern States
  • United States
Label
The humor of the Old South, edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origins of the humor of the Old South / J.A. Leo Lemay -- "Sleepy hollow" comes south : Washington Irving's influence on Old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino -- The function of women in Old Southwestern humor : rereading Porter's Big bear and Quarter race collections / William E. Lenz -- Contesting the boundaries of race and gender in Old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino -- Darkness visible : race and pollution in Southwestern humor / Scott Romine -- The prison house of gender : masculine confinement and escape in Southwest humor / Gretchen Martin -- Augustan Nostalgia and Patrician Disdain in A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / Kurt Albert Mayer -- A biographical reading of A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / David Rachels -- A sadder Simon Suggs : freedom and slavery in the humor of Johnson Hooper / Johanna Nicol Shields -- Revising Southern humor : William Tappan Thompson and the Major Jones letters / David C. Estes -- Backwoods civility, or how the ring-tailed roarer became a gentle man for David Crockett, Charles F.M. Noland, and William Tappan Thompson / James E. Caron -- Bench and bar : Baldwin's lawyerly humor / Mary Ann Wimsat -- The good doctor : O.B. Mayer and "human natur'" / Edwin T. Arnold -- An Old Southwesterner abroad : cultural frontiers and the landmark American humor of J. Ross Browne's Yusef / Joseph Csicsila -- Mark Twain : The Victorian of Southwestern humor / Leland Krauth -- Jason Compson and Sut Lovingood : Southwestern humor as stream of consciousness / Stephen M. Ross -- Southwestern humor, Erskine Caldwell, and the comedy of frustration / R.J. Gray
Control code
ocn606540454
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159638
Lccn
00012286
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1371vz9
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)606540454
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The humor of the Old South, edited by M. Thomas Inge and Edward J. Piacentino
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The origins of the humor of the Old South / J.A. Leo Lemay -- "Sleepy hollow" comes south : Washington Irving's influence on Old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino -- The function of women in Old Southwestern humor : rereading Porter's Big bear and Quarter race collections / William E. Lenz -- Contesting the boundaries of race and gender in Old Southwestern humor / Ed Piacentino -- Darkness visible : race and pollution in Southwestern humor / Scott Romine -- The prison house of gender : masculine confinement and escape in Southwest humor / Gretchen Martin -- Augustan Nostalgia and Patrician Disdain in A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / Kurt Albert Mayer -- A biographical reading of A.B. Longstreet's Georgia scenes / David Rachels -- A sadder Simon Suggs : freedom and slavery in the humor of Johnson Hooper / Johanna Nicol Shields -- Revising Southern humor : William Tappan Thompson and the Major Jones letters / David C. Estes -- Backwoods civility, or how the ring-tailed roarer became a gentle man for David Crockett, Charles F.M. Noland, and William Tappan Thompson / James E. Caron -- Bench and bar : Baldwin's lawyerly humor / Mary Ann Wimsat -- The good doctor : O.B. Mayer and "human natur'" / Edwin T. Arnold -- An Old Southwesterner abroad : cultural frontiers and the landmark American humor of J. Ross Browne's Yusef / Joseph Csicsila -- Mark Twain : The Victorian of Southwestern humor / Leland Krauth -- Jason Compson and Sut Lovingood : Southwestern humor as stream of consciousness / Stephen M. Ross -- Southwestern humor, Erskine Caldwell, and the comedy of frustration / R.J. Gray
Control code
ocn606540454
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159638
Lccn
00012286
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1371vz9
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)606540454
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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