TITLE

The search for New England's humor

AUTHOR(S)
Hale, J.D.; Pullen, J.J.
PUB. DATE
September 1987
SOURCE
Yankee;Sep87, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A special section on New England humor. The region's humor mostly champions poor over wealthy, insider over outsider, common sense over intellectualism, & simplicity over ostentation. Stand-up comic Artemus Ward; Regional cartoonists; Roots of New England humor; Calvin Coolidge's deadpan humor; Regional humorists including Bob & Ray (Bob Elliott & Ray Goulding); Waterbury, Connecticut.
ACCESSION #
8700013005

 

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