The 50 Funniest American Writers

Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Roy Blount, and Bernie Mac, this book is an exclusive collection of the very best American comic writing.

The 50 Funniest American Writers

The 50 Funniest American Writers

Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Roy Blount, and Bernie Mac, this book is an exclusive collection of the very best American comic writing.

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The 50 Funniest American Writers
Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Andy Borowitz
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Roy Blount, and Bernie Mac, this book is an exclusive collection of the very best American comic writing.
The 50 Funniest American Writers
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Andy Borowitz
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-13 - Publisher: Library of America

Ever wondered who makes a very funny person laugh? Wonder no more. Brought together in this Library of America collection are America’s fifty funniest writers—according to acclaimed writer and comedian Andy Borowitz. Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Nora Ephron, Roy Blount
President Lincoln Assassinated!!: The Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Tr
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Andy Borowitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-24 - Publisher: Library of America

For the 150th anniversary, Harold Holzer (The Civil War in 150 Objects) presents an unprecedented firsthand chronicle of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. On April 14, 1865, Good Friday, the Civil War claimed its ultimate sacrifice. President Lincoln Assassinated!! recaptures the dramatic immediacy of Lincoln’s assassination,
A Study Guide for Grace Paley's
Language: en
Pages: 21
Authors: Gale, Cengage Learning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for Grace Paley's "Wants", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your
Genre-Busting Dark Comedies of the 1970s
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Wes D. Gehring
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-09 - Publisher: McFarland

This examination of dark comedies of the 1970s focuses on films which concealed black humor behind a misleading genre label. All That Jazz (1979) is a musical...about death—hardly Fred and Ginger territory. This masking goes beyond misnomer to a breaking of formula that director Robert Altman called “anti-genre.” Altman’s MASH

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