The mirth of a nation
Read Online
Share

The mirth of a nation the gay parade as seen by sinners, skeptics, cynics, and sour-pusses by

  • 79 Want to read
  • ·
  • 76 Currently reading

Published by Haldeman-Julius Publications in Girard, Kansas .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wit and humor.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Library"s copy signed by Nat Schmulowitz.

Other titlesGay parade as seen by sinners, skeptics, cynics, and sour-pusses
Statementedited, with an introduction, by Bonny T. Wood.
SeriesB-781, Big blue book (Girard, Kan) -- B-781.
ContributionsWood, Bonny T., Haldeman-Julius Company.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23094575M

Download The mirth of a nation

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations Cited by: The Mirth of a Nation Hardcover – January 1, by Jimmy LYONS (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jimmy LYONS.   A salvo of hilarity from that loose canon of American humor that Mirth of a Nation editor Michael J. Rosen has culled from some pages of brilliantly original works by our best contemporary humorists. This action-packed compilation of highlights includes Bobbie Ann Mason's stint at the La Bamba hotline, David Rakoff's insights on families, Andy Borowitz's memoir of Emily Dickinson Author: Michael J. Rosen.   A salvo of hilarity from that loose canon of American humor that Mirth of a Nation editor Michael J. Rosen has culled from some pages of brilliantly original works by our best contemporary humorists. This action-packed compilation of highlights includes Bobbie Ann Mason's stint at the La Bamba hotline, David Rakoff's insights on families, Andy Borowitz's memoir of Emily Dickinson .

  Witty, wise, and just plain wonderful, the inaugural volume of this biennial, Mirth of a Nation, ensured a place for the best contemporary humor writing in the country. And with this second treasury, Michael J. Rosen has once again assembled a triumphant salute to one of America's greatest assets: its sense of humor/5(9).   Published in , this was the second book in what was supposed to be the "Mirth of a Nation" series edited by Michael Rosen (former director of Thurber House) and published by Perennial. Unfortunately, the series must not have taken off. If it had, we /5. The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations .   The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations and ethnic and regional : Christie Davies.

  Mirth of a Nation is a collection of short humor pieces compiled by the Thurber House, which is a very dry way of describing a very funny book. Mirth is, at long Free shipping over $/5(5). The Birth of a Nation (originally called The Clansman) is a American silent epic drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian screenplay is adapted from the novel and play The Clansman, by Thomas Dixon Jr. Griffith co-wrote the screenplay with Frank E. Woods and produced the film with Harry Aitken.. The Birth of a Nation is a landmark of film by: Joseph Carl Breil. More Mirth of a Nation includes scads of Unnatural Histories from Randy Cohen, Will Durst's "Top Top Lists" (including the top colors, foods, and body parts), and three unabridged (albeit rather short) chapbooks: David Bader's "How to Meditate Faster" (Enlightenment for those .   Witty, wise, and just plain wonderful, the inaugural volume of this biennial, Mirth of a Nation, ensured a place for the best contemporary humor writing in the country. And with this second treasury, Michael J. Rosen has once again assembled a triumphant salute to one of America's greatest assets: its sense of humor.