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A subtreasury of American humor

E. B. White

A subtreasury of American humor

by E. B. White

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Published by Capricorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and abridged by E. B. White and Katharine S. White.
    SeriesCap -- 73
    ContributionsWhite, Katharine Sergeant Angell,
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16166922M

    But in all candor (something humorists should be at great pains to avoid), my main interest in this book is that I am tickled to be in it. When my high-school classmates were tearing apart '51 Fords and inserting new cams and mufflers, I was getting just as greasy reading ''A Subtreasury of American Humor,'' edited by E. B. and Katherine S. Jul 11,  · Born July 11, White is famous for children’s books, style guides, and his work at the New Yorker, but in humor studies, he is probably best known for his introduction to the book, A Subtreasury of American Humor, which he edited with Katherine White.

    A subtreasury of American humor, edited by E. B. White & Katharine S. White Modern Library New York Australian/Harvard Citation. White, Katharine S. & White, E. B. , A subtreasury of American humor, edited by E. B. White & Katharine S. White Modern Library New York. Wikipedia Citation. Born July 11, White is famous for children’s books, style guides, and his work at the New Yorker, but in humor studies, he is probably best known for his introduction to the book, A Subtreasury of American Humor, which he edited with Katherine White.

    Mar 13,  · A Subtreasury of American humor by E. B. White, Katharine S. White, , Perigee Books edition,Cited by: In , just out of college and at loose ends, E.B. White set off across America in a Model T. He left his map at home, but packed his typewriter— his true destination, he tells us, was the world of letters.


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For me, much of value of this collection stems from my interest in the evolution of American humor. The Whites seem to have chosen a fairly comprehensive cross section of writers, and I was not surprised to find that, while many of these pieces are still relevant, several others have clearly jumped the shark/5.

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The sole idea was to put together/5(8). A Subtreasury of American Humor is a anthology edited by E. White and Katharine White, of contemporary United States humor erum-c.com editors were long-time contributors of The New Yorker, and the collection has been sometimes termed as "the New Yorker school of American Humor." Kurt Vonnegut said in that "an awful lot" of his work is rooted in this single book.

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A subtreasury of American humor. [E B White; Katharine Sergeant Angell White] -- In this, the most famous book of its kind, American humor is presented at its best and freshest. No effort was made by the editors to make this collection the most complete or the most historically.

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White, Katharine S. White; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Protected DAISY, American wit and humor, In library. A Subtreasury of American Humor, E.B. White; Katharine S. White (editors), Coward-McCann, inc., New York,no other pub date listed, no dust jacket, brown boards, red title box with gold lettering along spine, boards show moderate soiling and edge bumping, straight, tight binding, red stippled top edge, pages, contents includes 13 Sections covering all areas of American Humor, Index.

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LibraryThing Review User Review - b38sanders - 1/5(1). This is simply an announcement, based on descriptive material and list of contributors, enough in itself to sell the book to all who want to have on tap a varied fare of writers, atirists, versifiers in the best traditions of American humor, from Josh Billings and Artemus Ward down to Robert Benchley and Leonard G.

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White Description: A hefty work containing humorous writings capriciously selected by E. White and his wife Katherine. The book contains works from most prominent American authors, from Mark Twain to Ogden erum-c.com Rating: % positive.

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and K.S. White. $ 0 bids + $ Shipping. A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or erum-c.com Rating: % positive.Humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process.

Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process. The same text was also used in the preface of an influential collection titled .