The Resource Benjamin Franklin's humor, by Paul M. Zall, (electronic resource)

Benjamin Franklin's humor, by Paul M. Zall, (electronic resource)

Label
Benjamin Franklin's humor
Title
Benjamin Franklin's humor
Statement of responsibility
by Paul M. Zall
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Humor is sometimes a serious business, especially the humor of Benjamin Franklin, a master at revealing the human condition through comedy. For the country's bicentennial, Reader's Digest named Franklin ""Man of the Year"" for embodying the characteristics we admire most about ourselves as Americans -- humor, irony, energy, and fresh insight. Recreating Franklin's words in the way that his contemporaries would have read and understood them, Paul M. Zall chronicles Franklin's use (and abuse) of humor for commercial, diplomatic, and political purposes. Dedicated to the uniquely appealing and
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zall, Paul M
Dewey number
  • 973.3
  • 973.3/092
  • 973.3092
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
Z35 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • American wit and humor
  • Statesmen
Label
Benjamin Franklin's humor, by Paul M. Zall, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-179) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Silence Dogood; 2. Paragraphis in Philadelphia; 3. Philadelphia's Poor Richard; 4. Philadelphia Comic Relief; 5. Making Friends Overseas; 6. Losing London; 7. Seducing Paris; 8. Comic Release; 9. Revising Past and Future; Notes; Sources; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (197 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232913
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000460801
  • (EBL)792200
  • (OCoLC)65632516
  • (SSID)ssj0000110306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11140154
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000110306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10064854
  • (PQKB)10704135
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000038478
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC792200
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13795
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000460801
Label
Benjamin Franklin's humor, by Paul M. Zall, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-179) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Silence Dogood; 2. Paragraphis in Philadelphia; 3. Philadelphia's Poor Richard; 4. Philadelphia Comic Relief; 5. Making Friends Overseas; 6. Losing London; 7. Seducing Paris; 8. Comic Release; 9. Revising Past and Future; Notes; Sources; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (197 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232913
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000460801
  • (EBL)792200
  • (OCoLC)65632516
  • (SSID)ssj0000110306
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11140154
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000110306
  • (PQKBWorkID)10064854
  • (PQKB)10704135
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000038478
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC792200
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse13795
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000460801

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