American humor: a study of the national character

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Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1931 - Fiction - 324 pages
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User Review  - breadhat - LibraryThing

First off: the style of this book is so lovely that it is a pleasure to read, almost regardless of the actual content. Rourke writes in a delicate and oblique fashion worthy of a good novelist. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

In this critical study, Rourke ranges far and wide across the landscape of American culture, from the post-colonial beginnings of an identifiable American culture up to the 1920s. Her focus is on ... Read full review

Contents

CORN COBS TWIST YOUR HAIR
3
THE GAMECOCK OF THE WILDERNESS
33
THAT LONGTAIld BLUE
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