Southwestern Humor Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Short Story Criticism)

CRITICISM

Bier, Jesse. “Southwestern Humor.” In The Rise and Fall of American Humor, pp. 52-76. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968.

Surveys the broad range of Southwestern humor literature.

Blair, Walter. Horse Sense in American Humor. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1942, 341 p.

Contains several essays regarding Southwestern humor, including a chapter on the genre during the Civil War.

———. “Humor of the Old Southwest (1830-1867).” In Native American Humor, pp. 62-101. Scranton, Penn.: Chandler Publishing Co., 1960.

Offers an overview...

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