Calvinist humor in american literature michael dunne published by louisiana state university press dunne, michael calvinist humor in american literature. Southern humor fits fairly well into the chronological framework of four periods usually applied to american humor the comic imagination in american literature. But even world war ii hardly suppressed the use of humor in german literature he has found american and israeli audiences to be more receptive to his light.
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Credit: image courtesy of american memory when mark twain's the celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county first appeared in 1865, it was hailed by james russell lowell, the boston-based leader of the literary elite, as the finest piece of humorous literature yet produced in america this was. Bulletin of the american academy, summer 2010 29 black humor: reflections on an american tradition gerald early, glenda carpio, and werner sollors. Other articles where frontier humour is discussed: james kirke paulding:1831 first published 1954), introduced frontier humour to the stage by depicting a character resembling davy crockett and helped during the 1830s to.
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