Humor and Revelation in American Literature: The Puritan Connection (Hardback)
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Humor and Revelation in American Literature: The Puritan Connection (Hardback)

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Hardback 248 Pages / Published: 31/12/1996
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This work argues that much of the humour from which the young Mark Twain derived much of his early models had the same sort of arrogance as American Puritan thought. It also considers the work of writers such as Hawthorne, Melville and Howells.

Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826210951
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 603 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm


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"This book is engaging, witty, often eloquent, with an impressive undercurrent of both verbal and intellectual allusion. It also has an underlying commitment to humanistic and political values with implied application to the here and now."--Louis J. Budd


"This book is engaging, witty, often eloquent, with an impressive undercurrent of both verbal and intellectual allusion. It also has an underlying commitment to humanistic and political values with implied application to the here and now."--Louis J. Budd


"This book is engaging, witty, often eloquent, with an impressive undercurrent of both verbal and intellectual allusion. It also has an underlying commitment to humanistic and political values with implied application to the here and now."--Louis J. Budd

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