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Benjamin Franklin's humor

Verfasser/in: Paul M Zall
Verlag: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"In Benjamin Franklin's Humor, author Paul M. Zall shows how one of America's founding fathers used humor to further both personal and national interests. Early in his career, Franklin impersonated the feisty widow Silence Dogood in a series of comically moralistic essays that helped his brother James outpace competitors in Boston's incipient newspaper market. In the mid-eighteenth century, he displayed his talent  Weiterlesen…
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Zall, Paul M.
Benjamin Franklin's humor.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2005
(OCoLC)607626396
Name: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Paul M Zall
ISBN: 0813123712 9780813123714
OCLC-Nummer: 60776681
Beschreibung: ix, 186 p. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Silence Dogood, 1722-1723 --
Paragraphs in Philadelphia, 1729-1735 --
Philadelphia's Poor Richard, 1733-1748 --
Philadelphia comic relief, 1748-1757 --
Making friends overseas, 1757-1774 --
Losing London, 1773-1776 --
Seducing Paris, 1776-1782 --
Comic release, 1783-1785 --
Revising past and future, 1786-1790.
Verfasserangabe: by Paul M. Zall.
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Recreating Benjamin Franklin's words in the way that his contemporaries would have read and understood them, the author chronicles Franklin's use (and abuse) of humor for commercial, diplomatic, and  Weiterlesen…

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"The growth in Franklin's control of his comic sense is gradually revealed as Zall traces his wit from his youth to his old age." - ROBERT MIDDLEKAUFF, AUTHOR OF The Glorious Cause: The American Weiterlesen…

 
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