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
Cataloging source
MUU
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Saint Louis reveille (Saint Louis, Mo. : 1844)
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS566
LC item number
.O43 1990
Literary form
humor satires etc
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Oehlschlaeger, Fritz
  • University of Missouri Press
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  • American literature
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
  • American literature
  • Southwest, Old
  • Southwest, Old
Label
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes glossary and textual apparatus
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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 : from the papers of the late John Brown ; 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 (from the papers of the late John Brown) ; 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
610193227
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 282 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843113612
Label
Old Southwest humor from the St. Louis reveille, 1844-1850, edited with an introduction by Fritz Oehlschlaeger
Publication
Note
Includes glossary and textual apparatus
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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 : from the papers of the late John Brown ; 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 (from the papers of the late John Brown) ; 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
610193227
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 282 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843113612

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