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Encyclopedia of 20th-century American humor

Author: Alleen Pace Nilsen; Don Lee Fred Nilsen
Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This unique encyclopedia treats the concepts, persons, themes, and media of 20th-century American humor and humor studies. More than 100 alphabetically arranged entries highlight a broad range of humor-related topics from wit, understatement, and ambiguity to late-night talk shows and the Internet."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alleen Pace Nilsen; Don Lee Fred Nilsen
ISBN: 1573562181 9781573562188
OCLC Number: 42428654
Description: ix, 360 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of twentieth century American humor
Responsibility: Alleen Pace Nilsen and Don L.F. Nilsen.

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"This unique encyclopedia treats the concepts, persons, themes, and media of 20th-century American humor and humor studies. More than 100 alphabetically arranged entries highlight a broad range of humor-related topics from wit, understatement, and ambiguity to late-night talk shows and the Internet."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

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