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Humor of the old Southwest

an annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources

by Nancy Snell Griffith

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, Old,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • American wit and humor -- Southwest, Old -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.,
    • American wit and humor -- Southwest, Old -- Bibliography.,
    • Southwest, Old -- In literature -- Bibliography.,
    • Southwest, Old -- Humor -- Bibliography.,
    • Southern States -- In literature -- Bibliography.,
    • Southern States -- Humor -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Nancy Snell Griffith.
      SeriesBibliographies and indexes in American literature,, no. 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1251.S7 G74 1989, PS261 G74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201589M
      ISBN 100313260060
      LC Control Number89023272

      Since its inception in the early s, southern frontier humor (also known as the humor of the Old Southwest) has had enduring appeal. The onset of the new millennium precipitated an impressive rejuvenation of scholarly interest. Southwestern Humor 4 minutes to read Antebellum southern humor, according to scholar Lucinda MacKethan, was a “literature of resistance” that “debunked notions of class privilege upon which much southern pastoral has been constructed.”Author: Ed Piacentino.

      While previous books about Old Southwest humor have focused on individual authors, Justus has produced the first critical study to encompass all of the humor from this time period. Teachers and students of literary history will appreciate the incredible range of documentation, both primary and secondary. The humor of the Old South—tales, almanac entries, turf reports, historical sketches, gentlemen’s essays on outdoor sports, profiles of local characters—flourished between and The genre’s popularity and influence can be traced in the works of major southern writers such as William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Eudora Welty, Flannery O’Connor, and Harry Cited by: 8.

        The humor of the Old Southwest flourished in the sparsely settled frontier regions of Georgia, the Carolinas, Louisiana, and other southern states from the s to the end of the Civil War, with amateur humorists anonymously or pseudonymously publishing pieces written in backwoods vernacular in their local and regional : The Old Southwest flourished between and , but its brand of humor lives on in the writings of Mark Twain, the novels of William Faulkner, the television series The Beverly Hillbillies, the material of comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and even cyberspace, where nonsoutherners can come up to speed on subjects like first book on its subject, The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest.


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One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and : Paperback.

One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and : Hardcover.

One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas/5(6).

The Old Southwest flourished between andbut its brand of humor lives on in the writings of Mark Twain, the novels of William Faulkner, the television series The Beverly Hillbillies, the material of comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and even cyberspace, where nonsoutherners can come up to speed on subjects like : Hardcover.

One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, Humor of the old Southwest book exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas.

The Humor Of The Old Southwest With the exception of one paper (Milton Rickels, "In Search of this book, so far as Southwestern or American humor in general is con cerned—the yokel as clown—will survive the current political and socio logical crisis in the United States Bettersworth doubts.

The assimila. Humor of the old Southwest Item Preview remove-circle American wit and humor, American literature, Humoristische Literatur Publisher Boston, Houghton Mifflin Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China.

Uploaded by PhanS on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: Humor of the Old Southwest: A Checklist of Criticism The following checklist of criticism on Old Southwestern humor is divided into three parts. Parts I and II consist of general studies which appear in books and journals, respectively, and part III lists books and articles on individual authors.

Except. Humor of the Old Southwest Contributing Editor: Anne G. Jones. Davy Crockett () Mike Fink (??) Augustus Baldwin Longstreet () George Washington Harris () Classroom Issues and Strategies. The. One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and : Hennig Cohen.

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As the first book-length bibliography in this field, Humor of the Old Southwest will make a useful tool in academic libraries and will find a place in collections of folklore, American literature, and.

That the humor of the old Southwest is indeed part of his heritage can be, and has been, demonstrated; the proposition is by now axiomatic. Mark Twain transcends this tradition. Faced with the literary problem of presenting many of the themes and moods that in various ways attracted such diverse minds as Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Henry James.

This anthology offers pieces which embody the characteristically exaggerated and highly imaginative frontier humour of the old Southwest in the period to Among the authors represented are Philip B.

January, Matthew C. Field, John. Tall Tales and Sketches of the Old Southwest Sources American Humor. Tall tales and humorous sketches depicting life along the frontier of the Old Southwest flourished from the s until the Civil War.

Characterized by comic exaggeration and vernacular language, reveling in superhuman feats and hoaxes, these tales Source for information on Tall Tales and Sketches of the Old Southwest. OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages 21 cm. Contents: [Partial Contents] Bear hunting in Tennessee --A useful coon skin / David Crockett --The dandy frightening the squatter --The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County --A wonderful buffalo hunt --Jim Blaine and his grandfather's old ram --Baker's blue-jay yarn --Frescoes from the past / Samuel Langhorne.

The Old Southwest flourished between andbut its brand of humor lives on in the writings of Mark Twain, the novels of William Faulkner, the television series The Beverly Hillbillies, the material of comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and even cyberspace, where nonsoutherners can come up to speed on subjects like hickphonics.

Southwestern humor is the name given to a tradition of regional sketches and tales based in the "old South-West": Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. According to the Cambridge History of American Literature (volume 2), these tales appeared first in local and then in regional newspapers such as the St.

Louis Reveille, the New Orleans Picayune, and the New York. Humor of the Old Southwest is nearly all one could wish for in an anthology of its kind. The selections are representative, the introduction and headnotes are authoritative, and the bibliography is an excellent starting point for further exploration of the genre.

The Old Southwest flourished between andbut its brand of humor lives on in the writings of Mark Twain, the novels of William Faulkner, the television series The Beverly Hillbillies, the material of comedian Jeff Foxworthy, and even cyberspace, where nonsoutherners can come up to speed on subjects like :.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Humor of the Old Southwest at nd: Hennig Cohen; William B Dillingham.For more than a quarter-century, despite the admirable excavations that have unearthed such humorists as John Gorman Barr and Marcus Lafayette, the most significant of the humorists from the Old Southwest have remained the same: Crockett, Longstreet, Thompson, Baldwin, Thorpe, Hooper, Robb Price: $One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas.

Hennig Cohen and William B. Dillingham have .