Mark Twain LaughingHumorous Anecdotes by and about Samuel L. Clemens
Zall, P. M., ed.
Paper Edition, $17.95t
Paper ISBN: 0-87049-544-5
Status: In Print
DescriptionThese funny stories that Twain used professionally or reserved for close friends progress chronologically from old-fashioned belly-laughs to polished wit. They reflect a shift in national taste, as America turned from an aural to a visual popular culture.
Funny stories that Twain used professionally or reserved for close friends.
"A wonderfully funny and valuable collection...."
--Nineteenth- Century Fiction.
"The volume offers entertainment and to some extent reveals Twain's evolving approach to humor...."
"This collection, along with Zall's commentary, make for a fine, amusing and revealing sampling of America's unique raconteur. The gem of America's traditional humor glistens in this important collection."
"...a sparkling collection of anecdotes by and about Mark Twain...."
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