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Southern Frontier HumorNew Approaches

Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Ed Piacentino (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Since its inception in the early 1830s, southern frontier humor (also known as the humor of the Old Southwest) has had enduring appeal. The onset of the new millennium precipitated an impressive ... More

Transforming GirlsThe Work of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence

Transforming Girls: The Work of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence

Julie Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836267
eISBN:
9781496836311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Transforming Girls: The Power of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence refocuses the history of the girls’ book and female adolescence through a comparative analysis of forgotten bestsellers aimed at ... More

Twain's BrandHumor in Contemporary American Culture

Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Judith Yaross Lee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Samuel L. Clemens lost the 1882 lawsuit declaring his exclusive right to use “Mark Twain” as a commercial trademark, but he succeeded in the marketplace, where synergy among his comic journalism, ... More

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