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Merry Wives and Others:

A History of Domestic Humor Writing

Penelope Fritzer July 2002
Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub

ISBN #978-0786413058

Copyright: 2002 - Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub

An historical and literary survey of humorists who wrote about home, this book begins with a chapter on the social context of traditional domestic roles and housewives. The following chapters, beginning with the 1920s and continuing through today, cover the different time periods and the foremost American domestic humorists, and the humor written by surrogate parents, grown children about their childhood families, husbands, and Canadian and English writers.


Copyright: 2002 - Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub

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July 2002

Courtesy: Steve Glazer

    
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