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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
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 endurin
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zall, Paul M
Dewey number
973.3/092
Index
index present
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
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Silence Dogood, 1722-1723 -- Paragraphs in Philadelphia, 1729-1735 -- Philadelphia's Poor Richard, 1733-1748 -- Philadelphia comic relief, 1748-1757 -- Making friends overseas, 1757-1774 -- Losing London, 1773-1776 -- Seducing Paris, 1776-1782 -- Comic release, 1783-1785 -- Revising past and future, 1786-1790
Control code
ocm65632516
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232913
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65632516
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Benjamin Franklin's humor, by Paul M. Zall, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Silence Dogood, 1722-1723 -- Paragraphs in Philadelphia, 1729-1735 -- Philadelphia's Poor Richard, 1733-1748 -- Philadelphia comic relief, 1748-1757 -- Making friends overseas, 1757-1774 -- Losing London, 1773-1776 -- Seducing Paris, 1776-1782 -- Comic release, 1783-1785 -- Revising past and future, 1786-1790
Control code
ocm65632516
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232913
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65632516
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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