American Humor Writing Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

Joseph G. Baldwin

Flush Times in Alabama and Mississippi 1853

Charles Farrar Browne

Artemus Ward; His Book 1862

Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches 1867

The Innocents Abroad 1869

The Gilded Age (with Charles Dudley Warner) 1874

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1884

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court 1889

David Crockett

A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett 1834

George Washington Harris

Sut Lovingood's Yarns 1867

Bret Harte

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches 1870

Marietta Holley

My Opinions and Betsey Bobbet's 1873

Johnson James Hooper

Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs 1845

Washington Irving

History of New York . . . by Diedrich Knick erbocker 1809

The Sketch Book 1820

Melville D. Landon (Eli Perkins)

Eli Perkins at Large. His Sayins and Doings 1875

Henry Clay Lewis (Madison Tensas)

Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor 1846

David Ross Locke

The Struggles (Social, Financial and Political) of Petroleum Vesuvius Nasby 1872

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Georgia Scenes 1835

Edgar W. Nye (Bill Nye)

Baled Hay 1884

Sara Willis Parton (Fanny Fern)

Fern Leaves from Fanny's Portfolio 1853

George W. Peck

Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa

William Trotter Porter (editor)

The Big Bear of Arkansas and Other Sketches 1845

John S. Robb

Streaks from Squatter Life 1846

B. P. Shillabar

Life and Sayins of Mrs. Partington 1854

Charles Henry Smith

Bill Arp, So-Called 1866

Seba Smith

The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing 1833

William Tappan Thompson

Major Jones's Courtship 1843

Frances M. Whicher (also spelled Whitcher)

Widow Bedott Papers 1852