American humor magazines and comic periodicals

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Greenwood Press, Sep 1, 1987 - History - 648 pages
This first annotated guide devoted entirely to American humor magazines and periodicals provides a comprehensive survey of a genre that has both enriched and reflected American mores, popular culture, and literature for over two hundred years. It offers analytical essays, bibliographies, and historical information on nearly three hundred of the most important individual publications, as well as extensive listings of rare periodicals about which very little is presently known.

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Despite minor deficiencies (currency of bibliography), this survey of U.S. humor magazines is comprehensive and readable. The introduction chronicles the development of American humor magazines in a ... Read full review

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DAVID E. E. SLOANE is Professor of English and Education at the University of New Haven.

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