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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Humor.,
  • Humorous stories, American -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 593-618) and index.

Statement[edited by] David E.E. Sloane.
SeriesGarland studies in humor ;, vol. 3, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1502
ContributionsSloane, David E. E., 1943-
LC ClassificationsPS1342.H62 M37 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 633 p. :
Number of Pages633
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712818M
LC Control Number92014927

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