American Humor Writing Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Blair, Walter, ed. Native American Humor (1800-1900). New York: American Book Company, 1937, 573 p.

Anthologizes major short pieces from the nineteenth century and provides an informative introduction and bibliography.

Blair, Walter and Raven I. McDavid, Jr., eds. The Mirth of a Nation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983, 302 p.

Like Native American Humor, anthologizes nineteenth-century American humor writing, but specifically seeks to salvage dialect humor from literary oblivion.

Cohen, Hennig and William B. Dillingham, eds. Introduction...

(The entire section is 566 words.)