WorldCat Identities

Blair, Walter 1900-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 713 publications in 3 languages and 21,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Humor  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Blair
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes by Walter Blair( Book )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury by Walter Blair( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows that forms of humor considered typically American are products of specific historical events from exploration and settlement to the growth of countercultures, and spotlights famous and less-celebrated creators of comedy
Mark Twain & Huck Finn by Walter Blair( Book )

38 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's Hannibal, Huck & Tom by Mark Twain( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on unpublished documents
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) by Mark Twain( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy and a runway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on a raft
The literature of the United States; an anthology and history by Walter Blair( Book )

45 editions published between 1947 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native American humor by Walter Blair( Book )

26 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected American humor, some excerpted
Approaches to poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 1963 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse sense in American humor, from Benjamin Franklin to Ogden Nash by Walter Blair( Book )

22 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half horse, half alligator; the growth of the Mike Fink legend by Walter Blair( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
Native American humor (1800-1900) by Walter Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 1931 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mirth of a nation : America's great dialect humor( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literature of the United States, an anthology and a history by Walter Blair( Book )

86 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in English and German and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Fink : king of Mississippi keelboatmen by Walter Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1971 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Huckleberry Finn : text, sources: criticisms by Mark Twain( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on American humor : Blair through the ages by Walter Blair( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American literature, a brief history by Walter Blair( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A raft pilot's log : a history of the great rafting industry on the upper Mississippi, 1840-1915 by Walter Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repertory; introduction to essays and articles, biography and history, short stories, drama, and poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism
Alternative Names
Blair, W. 1900-1992

Walter Blair American folklorist

ブレア, W.

ブレア, ウォルター

Languages
English (422)

German (6)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismEssays on American humor : Blair through the ages