American Satire: An Anthology of Writings from Colonial Times to the Present

American Satire: An Anthology of Writings from Colonial Times to the Present

by Nicholas Bakalar
     
 

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This entertaining, informative collection covers the best of American satire—from Ben Franklin's cutting satiric attacks to Nathaniel Hawthorne's Celestial Railroad, Calvin Trillin's Old Marrieds, Mark Twain's American Abroad to P.J. O'Rourke's The Innocents Abroad—Updated, a late 20th-century take on Twain's classic piece.

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This entertaining, informative collection covers the best of American satire—from Ben Franklin's cutting satiric attacks to Nathaniel Hawthorne's Celestial Railroad, Calvin Trillin's Old Marrieds, Mark Twain's American Abroad to P.J. O'Rourke's The Innocents Abroad—Updated, a late 20th-century take on Twain's classic piece. "Entertaining and satisfying...An excellent introduction."—Amazon.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452011748
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,099,497
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.08(h) x 1.25(d)

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