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The enduring legacy of Old Southwest humor

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • Southwest, Old
    • Subjects:
    • American wit and humor -- Southwest, Old -- History and criticism.,
    • American wit and humor -- Southern States -- History and criticism.,
    • Southern States -- Intellectual life.,
    • Southwest, Old -- Intellectual life.,
    • Southern States -- In literature.,
    • Southwest, Old -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Ed Piacentino.
      SeriesSouthern literary studies
      ContributionsPiacentino, Edward J., 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS261 .E54 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3396813M
      ISBN 100807130869
      LC Control Number2005009326

      Books shelved as american-southwest: Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather, People of Darkness by Tony Hillerman, A Thief of Time by Tony Hiller. One of the most entertaining genres of American literature is the bold, masculine, wildly exaggerated, and highly imaginative frontier humor of the Old Southwest, produced between and in an area that extended from Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia westward to Lousiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas. Hennig Cohen and William B. Dillingham have tapped the wealth of this region to.

      Piacentino is an active scholar of American Literature and has published over articles and authored or edited seven books, including “T. S. Stribling: Pioneer Realist in Modern Southern Literature,” “The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor” and C.M. Hallie’s “Pardon Jones’ Letters: Old Southwest Humor from Antebellum. (Under name Ed Piacentino; editor and contributor) The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), Contributor to books, including Masques, Mysteries, and Mastodons: A Poe Miscellany, edited by Benjamin Franklin Fisher, Edgar .

      Humor Fiction • Southern Frontier Humor University of Missouri Press, , Co-editor Non-Fiction • The Humor of the Old South University of Press of Kentucky, , Co-editor • The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor, LSU Press, , Editor. N.C. Locations Associated with Piacentino, Edward J. Taught at: High Point University Studied at. “Tamora Pierce’s books shaped me not only as a young writer but also as a young woman. She is a pillar, an icon, and an inspiration. Cracking open one of her marvelous novels always feels like coming home.” —SARAH J. MAAS, #1 New York Times bestselling author “Tamora Pierce didn’t just blaze a trail. Her heroines cut a swath through.


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Georgia Press brought out another volume, Humor of the Old Southwest, inedited by Hennig Cohen and William B. Dillingham—influential scholars who are frequently cited in the pages of The Enduring Legacy.

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CONTENTS Preface ix Intersecting Paths: The Humor of the Old Southwest as Intertext 1 Ed Piacentino THE LITERARY LEGACY Al. The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor is an innovative collaboration that delves into jokes about hunting, drinking, boasting, and gambling as it studies, among other things, the styles of comedians Andy Griffith, Dave Gardner, and Justin Wilson.

B etween andsouthwestern humor—also known as antebellum southern humor, southern backwoods or frontier humor, and the humor of the old South—flourished in. Ed Piacentino, High Point, North Carolina, is professor emeritus of English at High Point University. He is the author or editor of several books on humor, including The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor; Southern Frontier Humor: An Anthology (edited with M.

Thomas Inge); and The Humor of the Old South (edited with MManufacturer: University Press of Mississippi. The Enduring Legacy draws generously from documents and photographs in the Museums archives totell the story of the first hundred years.

The tale begins with founders Edward Drummond Libbey andFlorence Scott Libbey and articulates their vision for an art museum to draw people of all ages andfrom all walks of. Since its inception in the early s, southern frontier humor (also known as the humor of the Old Southwest) has had enduring appeal.

The onset of the new millennium precipitated an impressive rejuvenation of scholarly cturer: University Press of Mississippi. Dark Laughter: Humor and Pathos in the Old Southwest by H. Collin Messer Minstrelsy and Murder: The Crisis of Southern Humor, ­ By Andrew Silver.

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, xii + pp. $ cloth. The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor. Edited by Ed Piacentino. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, x + pp. $ cloth. Fetching the Old Southwest. Ed Piacentino. Ed Piacentino, High Point, North Carolina, is professor emeritus of English at High Point University.

He is the author or editor of several books on humor, including The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor; Southern Frontier Humor: An Anthology(edited with M. Thomas Inge); and The Humor of the Old South(edited with M.

Thomas Inge). The purpose of this book, the first of its kind since co-editor Inge's The Frontier Humorists: CriticalPerspectives, is to address the enduring importance of the humor of the Old Southwest. Since the publication o Thef Frontier Humorists inover four hundred separate critical and scholarl worksy, as well as many new editions and.

Since its inception in the early s, southern frontier humor (also known as the humor of the Old Southwest) has had enduring appeal. The onset of the new millennium precipitated an impressive rejuvenation of scholarly interest.Overall, the significance of southwestern humor lies in its ongoing legacy for later southern writing, which extends from Mark Twain to William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Flannery O’Connor, Eudora Welty, Harry Crews, Zora Neale Hurston, Ishmael Reed, Cormac McCarthy, Roy Blount Jr., and many others.Edward Piacentino Ed Piacentino is a professor of English at High Point University in North Carolina.

He is the author of T. S. Stribling: Pioneer Realist in Modern Southern Literature, coeditor of The Humor of the Old South, and editor of The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor.