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Native American humor

James R. Aswell

Native American humor

by James R. Aswell

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllus. by Leo Hershfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6161 .A73 1949
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 396 p.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6045411M
    LC Control Number49003267
    OCLC/WorldCa2103425

    A Native American and his friend were in downtown New York City, walking near Times Square in Manhattan. It was during the noon lunch hour and the streets were filled with people. Cars were honking their horns, taxicabs were squealing around corners, sirens were wailing, and the sounds of the city were almost deafening. Many non-native observers have remarked in book reviews that they enjoy the humor they find in Native American literature. Humor is an essential ingredient in the culture and history of Native Americans. It can be found in the oral literature, such as in .

    Jan 1, - Explore mammalsherry's board "Native Humor", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Native humor, Humor and Native american humor pins. the history of American humor these names rank high; in the field of American literature and the American short story they do not rank so high. I have found nothing of theirs that was first-class both as humor and as short story. Perhaps just below these three should be .

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Native American Humor Paperback – J by James R. Aswell (Author) See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Cited by: 1.

NATIVE AMERICAN HUMOR [originally published in under the title: NATIVE AMERICAN HUMOR ] Walter [Seba Smith, Thomas Chandler Haliburton, James Russell Lowell, B. Blair Published by Chandler Publishing Company Inc [c] ().

Humor emerges as an indispensable tool for engaging with existing stereotypes: Native writers subvert degrading clichés of "the Indian" from within, reimagining Nativeness in a celebration of laughing survivors, "decolonizing" the minds of both Native and non-native readers, and contributing to a renewal of Native cultural identity.

This book will be of interest to scholars and students of Native Studies Cited by: 6. This is interesting evidence of the longevity of humor regardless of association with famous names; actually, a majority of the inclusions in this anthology of early and native American humor spring for anonymous sources, or from sources relatively unknown.

From the American Revolution to the '90's humor was untraumled by the censorship of the literary clique. "This book rounds up some of the most telling examples of the American sense of humor during our age of great laughter--from Revolutionary times when its voice began to burst out clearly, through the turmoil of the Frontier and Civil War periods when it was at its most exuberant, to the 's when it was in danger of prattling itself into whimsy and commercial jokesmithing."--Page xi.

American wit and humor Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blair, Walter, Native American humor. San Francisco, Chandler Pub.

[] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walter Blair. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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The Indian says to the bartender, "Me want beer!" The bartender says, "Sure, Chief, coming right up." He then serves the Indian a tall glass of beer. The Indian drinks it down in one gulp, picks up the bucket, throws the manure into the air, and blasts it with the shotgun.

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In Louise Erdrich’s novel Tracks, humor provides powerful medicine as the Chippewa tribe struggles for their physical, spiritual, and cultural survival at the beginning of the twentieth century.

While the ability to approach life with a sense of humor is not unique to any one society, it is an intrinsic quality of Native American. Many different people from many parts of the United States comprise the group of people called Native American.

The lore is rich and diverse; some tales are humorous, others are serious. Some stories are about people who lived — or might have lived — long ago; others are about real children who you may know as a friend or neighbor today.

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