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dc.contributor.authorWallace, Ronald
dc.contributor.corporatenameUniversity of Missouri Press
dc.date.issued1984
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractThis study will examine the neglected comic element in American poetry, placing it in the rich and distinctive traditions of American humor.
dc.description.digitizationDigitized 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.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction : 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.extent235 pages
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/15734
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri Press
dc.relation.ispartofUniversity of Missouri Press (MU)
dc.relation.ispartofcollectionUniversity of Missouri Press
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri System. Office of Academic Affairs (UM). University of Missouri Press
dc.subject.lcshHumorous poetry, American -- History and criticism
dc.subject.lcshAmerican wit and humor -- History and criticism
dc.titleGod be with the clown : humor in American poetryen_US
dc.typeBooken_US


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