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American lecturers and humorists

Melville D. Landon

American lecturers and humorists

by Melville D. Landon

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Published by Saalfield Publishing in Akron, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American,
  • Orators, American,
  • United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Running title: Kings of the platform and pulpit.

    Other titlesKings of the platform and pulpit.
    Statementby Melville D. Landon (Eli Perkins)
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination570 p., 4 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages570
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22977978M
    OCLC/WorldCa3498901

      'All American literature comes from one book called Huckleberry Finn,' Hemingway declared. The novel remains both one of the most beloved and most banned books . “Botton sees humorists serving as a vital function in society.” These words from Botton hold true as there is a serious underlying message with most jokes. For example, I remember seeing Dave Chappelle on as a blind white supremacist (Dave Chappelle is African American).

      I think we mentioned once or twice that we’re excited about Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes Please. But in case you missed the memo: We are so excited. Poehler, who made us Author: Gina Vaynshteyn. What do sex in a canoe and American beer have in common? They’re both fucking close to water. 3. If someone who speaks two languages is bilingual, and someone who speaks many languages is multilingual, then what do you call someone who speaks one language? An American. 4. I had to go see my doctor today because I’m having an unusual problem.

      "Humor research is seen as a non-serious topic," says Rod Martin, author of The Psychology of Humor: An Integrative Approach, one of the preeminent books in the field.   Mark Twain Was A Travelin' Man the Holy Land aboard the steamship Quaker City and was the best-selling American book since "Uncle Tom's Cabin." He became a .


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