Crackerbox philosophers in American humor and satire by Jennette Reid Tandy

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  • Humorists, American,
  • American wit and humor

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Statementby Jennette Tandy, PH.D.
SeriesColumbia university studies in English and comparative literature
LC ClassificationsPS430 .T3 1925
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6678264M
LC Control Number25011383

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