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The Best American Humorous Short Stories By Alexander Jessup
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This volume does not aim to contain all "the best American humorous short stories"; there are many other stories equally as good, I suppose, in much the same vein, scattered through the... More > range of American literature. I have tried to keep a certain unity of aim and impression in selecting these stories. In the first place I determined that the pieces of brief fiction which I included must first of all be not merely good stories, but good short stories. I put myself in the position of one who was about to select the best short stories in the whole range of American literature,[1] but who, just before he started to do this, was notified that he must refrain from selecting any of the best American short stories that did not contain the element of humor to a marked degree. But I have kept in mind the wide boundaries of the term humor, and also the fact that the humorous standard should be kept second—although a close second—to the short story standard.< Less
The Best American Humorous Short Stories By Various
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The Best American Humorous Short Stories By Mark Twain
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The Best American Humorous Short Stories, includes stories by Mark Twain and others. Includes stories by: George Pope Morris; Edgar Allan Poe; Caroline M.S. Kirkland; Eliza Leslie; George William... More > Curtis; Edward Everett Hale; Oliver Wendell Holmes; The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (1865) Mark Twain; Harry Stillwell Edwards; Richard Malcolm Johnston; Henry Cuyler Bunner; Frank Richard Stockton; Bret Harte; O. Henry; George Randolph Chester; Grace MacGowan Cooke; How the Widow Won the Deacon (1911) - William James Lampton; Gideon (1914) Wells Hastings. This volume does not aim to contain all "the best American humorous short stories"; there are many other stories equally as good, I suppose, in much the same vein, scattered through the range of American literature.< Less
The Best American Humorous Short Stories By Alexander Jessup
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Stories include: The Little Frenchman and His Water Lots (1839) George Pope Morris; The Angel of the Odd (1844) Edgar Allan Poe; The Schoolmaster's Progress (1844) Caroline M.S. Kirkland; The... More > Watkinson Evening (1846) Eliza Leslie; Titbottom's Spectacles (1854) George William Curtis; My Double; and How He Undid Me (1859) Edward Everett Hale; A Visit to The Asylum For Aged and Decayed Punsters (1861) Oliver Wendell Holmes; The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (1865) Mark Twain; Elder Brown's Backslide (1885) Harry Stillwell Edwards; The Hotel Experience of Mr. Pink Fluker (1886) Richard Malcolm Johnston; The Nice People (1890) Henry Cuyler Bunner; The Buller-Podington Compact (1897) Frank Richard Stockton; Colonel Starbottle for the Plaintiff (1901) Bret Harte; The Duplicity of Hargraves (1902) O. Henry Bargain Day at Tutt House (1905) George Randolph Chester; A Call (1906) Grace Macgowan Cooke; How The Widow Won The Deacon (1911) William James Lampton; Gideon (1914) Wells Hastings< Less
Humorous incidents: short stories and essays By Aaron Majewski
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A humours collection of short stories and essays; the authors experiences and observations. includes the short stories a religious experience and another religious experience. These are both fiction... More > and non-fiction works, things the author has personally witnessed or experienced, some stories are a blend of fact and fiction, other’s are just fiction and some are utterly true. The author encourages you to figure out which is which. This revised and expanded edition has been updated with several extra stories and essays as well as editing for easier reading; please, enjoy.< Less
Humorous incidents: short stories and essays By Aaron Majewski
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A humours collection of short stories and essays; the authors experiences and observations. includes the short stories a religious experience and another religious experience. These are both fiction... More > and non-fiction works, things the author has personally witnessed or experienced, some stories are a blend of fact and fiction, other’s are just fiction and some are utterly true. The author encourages you to figure out which is which. This revised and expanded edition has been updated with several extra stories and essays as well as editing for easier reading; please, enjoy.< Less
Seline's World Humorous Short Stories for a Grey Day By Eric McFarlane
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To Seline Allbright life is straightforward, it's just that those around her all seem just a little, well... strange. They get annoyed for no reason. They shout when she can hear them perfectly well.... More > Sometimes she hears them sob when she turns her back. There's just no accounting for it. Thank goodness for friends like Senga. Seline’s World is a collection of short stories exploring the weird, funny, confusing and sometimes dangerous world of Seline and her friends.< Less
A Humor Reader: Short Stories From New Voices By R. L. Saunders et al.
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If laughter is the best medicine, then reading humorous short stories should be the best practice to maintain your health. These three authors with their six stories have written stories that both... More > poke fun at the sacrosanct and also skewer them for dissection as both pompous and ripe. From the ranks of Voltaire, Twain, and Vonnegut, these new voices have something to say about how our current culture and what they consider serious. You may find yourself irritated, incensed, or having a laugh outloud moment as you read along into the imaginative worlds these authors create. You may find yourself expecting to see someone just waiting in the shadows for you to get the punchline - expect that author's spirit as you read their works. PS. You have their permission to roll on the floor with delight, in private, of course... Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Humor and wit By Stephen Lealock et al.
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A concise collection of short, humorous, and witty stories of the 18th century and earlier.
Humorous Anecdotes By Bill Hawes
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Short stories to be read over tea, coffee or waiting for trains buses and airoplanes

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