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The Resource Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger

Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger

Label
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850
Title
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book collects selected humorous essays from the Daily Reveille, a St. Louis daily journal, from the years 1844-1850
Member of
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Saint Louis reveille
Dewey number
810.8/0976
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS566
LC item number
.O43 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oehlschlaeger, Fritz
  • University of Missouri Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
  • American literature
  • Southwest, Old
  • Southwest, Old
  • Anthologie
  • Humoristische Prosa
Label
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hoaxes and predicaments. The second advent ; 'Squire Squegle's twelve ; June bugs ; The man who was looked at ; A crawfish story ; Puss-eyeism vs. Mormonism ; Dropping the subject ; Speculation in whiskers; or, shaving in a broker's office ; "That last julep!" A short temperance story! ; An incident before marriage -- The river. Captain sopht ; "Passenger ashore" ; "Fast on a bar" ; Of the deference due to steamboat waiters ; A fight in the hold ; "Picked up!" ; Tom Harris' wink ; A free country ; The "Three sixes." A pilot's dream ; Bob White's adventure at Vicksburg ; Who's at the wheel? -- Ring-tailed roarers and tall tales. Squire Funk's awful mistake ; Lige Shattuck's reminiscences of Mike Fink ; Judge Magraw's yarn about a mocking bird and a jackass ; A buffalo tale ; A great blow out in Michigan ; "Panther Evans" ; "Fighting the tiger" -- Frontier theater. A fifth act resurrection ; The flying machine ; Stage directions ; Behind the scenes ; "Old sol." Once more ; Getting on the "Free list" ; Manager for a minute ; Getting rid of Brandon -- Eccentric characters. "Loafer Jim" ; The ambitious man ; Kicking a yankee ; "Kicking a yankee" ; Queer characters ; A sucker in search of the planters' house ; "Solitaire" and a Peter funk ; Full of life ; The lethean! -- Army life. Tennessee tactics ; A night attack ; Whipping a circus ; The barrel movement. A sketch of camp life on the Rio Grande ; The nimble shilling! A sketch of early history -- A satiric look at frontier institutions. Valor and its "Better part" ; A duel in Fairview. Being a sequel to the historical society ; The pumpkin dance and moonlight race. One of the western border tales ; Khaustiff correspondence ; A lyncher's own story ; Popular entertainments -- "The fun of our settlement." Eight letters by Bill Sapper to his cousin
Control code
20992853
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780826207418
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90030389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)20992853
Label
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hoaxes and predicaments. The second advent ; 'Squire Squegle's twelve ; June bugs ; The man who was looked at ; A crawfish story ; Puss-eyeism vs. Mormonism ; Dropping the subject ; Speculation in whiskers; or, shaving in a broker's office ; "That last julep!" A short temperance story! ; An incident before marriage -- The river. Captain sopht ; "Passenger ashore" ; "Fast on a bar" ; Of the deference due to steamboat waiters ; A fight in the hold ; "Picked up!" ; Tom Harris' wink ; A free country ; The "Three sixes." A pilot's dream ; Bob White's adventure at Vicksburg ; Who's at the wheel? -- Ring-tailed roarers and tall tales. Squire Funk's awful mistake ; Lige Shattuck's reminiscences of Mike Fink ; Judge Magraw's yarn about a mocking bird and a jackass ; A buffalo tale ; A great blow out in Michigan ; "Panther Evans" ; "Fighting the tiger" -- Frontier theater. A fifth act resurrection ; The flying machine ; Stage directions ; Behind the scenes ; "Old sol." Once more ; Getting on the "Free list" ; Manager for a minute ; Getting rid of Brandon -- Eccentric characters. "Loafer Jim" ; The ambitious man ; Kicking a yankee ; "Kicking a yankee" ; Queer characters ; A sucker in search of the planters' house ; "Solitaire" and a Peter funk ; Full of life ; The lethean! -- Army life. Tennessee tactics ; A night attack ; Whipping a circus ; The barrel movement. A sketch of camp life on the Rio Grande ; The nimble shilling! A sketch of early history -- A satiric look at frontier institutions. Valor and its "Better part" ; A duel in Fairview. Being a sequel to the historical society ; The pumpkin dance and moonlight race. One of the western border tales ; Khaustiff correspondence ; A lyncher's own story ; Popular entertainments -- "The fun of our settlement." Eight letters by Bill Sapper to his cousin
Control code
20992853
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780826207418
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
90030389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)20992853

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