A Parody Outline of History by Donald Ogden Stewart

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Author Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980
Illustrator Roth, Herb, 1887-1953
Title A Parody Outline of History
Wherein May Be Found a Curiously Irreverent Treatment of American Historical Events, Imagining Them as They Would Be Narrated by America's Most Characteristic Contemporary Authors
Contents Introduction: A critical survey of American history, in the manner of William Lyon Phelps -- Cristofer Colombo: A comedy of discovery, in the manner of James Branch Cabell -- Main Street: Plymouth, Mass., in the manner of Sinclair Lewis -- Courtship of Miles Standish, in the manner of F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Spirit of '75: Letters of a Minute Man, in the manner of Ring Lardner -- The Whiskey Rebellion, in the bedtime story manner of Thornton W. Burgess -- How love came to General Grant, in the manner of Harold Bell Wright -- Custer's last stand, in the manner of Edith Wharton -- For the freedom of the world: A drama of the Great War. Act I in the manner of Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews; Act 2 in the manner of Eugene O'Neill.
Credits Produced by Charles Keller, and David Widger
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Parodies
Subject United States -- History -- Humor
Category Text
EBook-No. 1478
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Mar 4, 2013
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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