God be with the clown : humor in American poetry

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God be with the clown : humor in American poetry

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dc.contributor.author Wallace, Ronald
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T21:17:49Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T21:17:49Z
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15734
dc.description Includes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstract This study will examine the neglected comic element in American poetry, placing it in the rich and distinctive traditions of American humor.
dc.description.tableofcontents Introduction : take care to sell your horse before he dies -- Walt Whitman : stucco'd with quadrupeds and birds all over -- Emily Dickinson : A day! Help! Help! Another day! -- Robert Frost : fighting on both sides at once -- Wallace Stevens : the revenge of music on bassoons -- John Berryman : Me, wag -- Envoi : dance with dread and tweedle. en_US
dc.format.extent 235 pages
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Missouri Press
dc.relation.ispartof University of Missouri Press (MU)
dc.subject.lcsh Humorous poetry, American -- History and criticism
dc.subject.lcsh American wit and humor -- History and criticism
dc.title God be with the clown : humor in American poetry en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename University of Missouri Press
dc.description.digitization Digitized at the University of Missouri--Columbia MU Libraries Digitization Lab in 2012. Digitized at 600 dpi with Zeutschel, OS 15000 scanner. Access copy, available in MOspace, is 400 dpi, grayscale.
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri System. Office of Academic Affairs (UM). University of Missouri Press
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