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Treasury of great humor; including wit, whimsy and satire from the remote past to the present.

Author: Louis Untermeyer
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [©1972]
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Genre/Form: Wit and humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977.
Treasury of great humor.
New York, McGraw-Hill [©1972]
(OCoLC)651751909
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Untermeyer
ISBN: 0070659397 9780070659391
OCLC Number: 200585
Description: 683 pages 24 cm
Contents: The Bible --
Aesop --
The Panchatantra --
The Greek anthology --
Anacreon --
Horace --
Juvenal --
Ovid --
Martial --
Petronius --
Lucian --
Gesta Romanorum --
Giovanni Boccaccio --
Geoffrey Chaucer --
Francois Villon --
Erasmus --
The renaissance parable --
Francois Rabelais --
Miguel de Cervantes --
Thomas Dekker --
John Donne --
Ben Jonson --
Sir John Suckling --
Samuel Butler --
Jean de la Fontaine --
Moliere --
La Rochefoucauld --
John Dryden --
Jonathan Swift --
Joseph Addison --
John Gay --
Alexander Pope --
Voltaire --
Benjamin Franklin --
Henry Fielding --
Laurence Sterne --
Robert Burns --
Sydney Smith --
Charles Lamb --
Washington Irving --
George Gordon, Lord Byron --
William Makepeace Thackeray --
Charles Dickens --
Edward Lear --
Charles Stuart Calverley --
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) --
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) --
Paul Bunyan --
W.S. Gilbert --
Ambrose Bierce --
Anatole France --
Oscar Wilde --
A.E. Housman --
Stephen Leacock --
H.H. Munro (Saki) --
Max Beerbohm --
Guy Wetmore Carryl --
William Somerset Maugham --
P.G. Wodehouse --
Damon Runyon --
Edith Sitwell --
Robert Benchley --
Dorothy Parker --
James Thurber --
Isaac Bashevis Singer --
S.J. Perelman --
Joseph Heller.
Responsibility: Edited, with a running commentary, by Louis Untermeyer.

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