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The humor of humor : the art and techniques of popular comedy illustrated by comic sayings, funny stories and jocular traditions through the centuries

Author: Evan Esar
Publisher: New York : Horizon Press, ©1952.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Esar
OCLC Number: 321151
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 286 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Types of humor --
Techniques of humor --
Speech --
Wordplay --
The fool --
The slip --
The blunder --
The wisecrack --
The gag --
The trick --
The twist --
Caricature --
Satire --
The epigram --
The funny story --
Nonsense.
Responsibility: by Evan Esar.

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