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Opie Read, American humorist, 1852-1939

Morris, Robert L.

Opie Read, American humorist, 1852-1939

by Morris, Robert L.

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Published by Helios Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • Read, Opie Percival, 1852-1939.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert L. Morris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2679.R6 Z75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5908269M
    LC Control Number64008665
    OCLC/WorldCa2415168

    Genuine humor is replete with wisdom. - quoted in Mark Twain and I, Opie Read Humor is the great thing, the saving thing after all. The minute it crops up, all our hardnesses yield, all our irritations, and resentments flit away, and a sunny spirit takes their place. - "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" Humor is the good natured side of a truth.   Opie Percival Read ( - ) was an American humorist, journalist, lecturer and novelist. He is most noted fro his down home style writing about people living in .

    Opie Read, American Humorist, []. By Robert L. Morris (New York: Helios Books, Pp. Illustrations, bibliography, index. $) Born in Tennessee in , Opie Read grew to man-hood during the stormy years of the Civil War and Recon-struction era. Though he . Opie Percival Read () Printer, writer and humorist, Opie Read was a popular novelist and short story writer. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, .

    An Arkansas Planter - Opie Percival Read - frontispiece - Project Gutenberg eText jpg × ; 54 KB Birthright () - × ; KB Opie Read - . His other production has been in literature, including such works as Grant from the South: A Play Suggested by the Legend of Thomas Wolfe (Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press, ), Opie Read, an American Humorist, (New York: Helios Books, ), and The Story in the Song: A Play in Commemoration of the Centennial of the.


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Opie Read, American humorist, 1852-1939 by Morris, Robert L. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, Robert L. (Robert Lee), Opie Read, American humorist, Opie Read (): An Introduction Reed M. Baird Michigan State University When American humorist Read died in at the age of eighty-seven, he had long since outlived his popularity as a southern regional novelist during the 's and after the turn of the century.

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American journalist and humorist () This ebook presents a collection of 7 works of Opie Read. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. A bit of Americana from the Tennessee-born humorist Opie Read (). The Kentucky-born actor, poet and novelist Visscher () had published A Song of the South; and Other Poems in and would publish A Thrilling and Truthful History of the Pony Express in An interesting association copy.

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See all 41 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. Opie Percival Read (b. DecemNashville Tennessee; d. November 2,Chicago Illinois) was a prolific American journalist and humorist.

found: Scott, Laine A. "Read, Opie Percival," in American National Biography Online Feb.accessed Dec. 16, (Read, Opie Percival (22 Dec. Nov. ), novelist and humorist, born in Nashville, Tenn.; career as newspaper editor, novelist, and traveling lecturer; lived in Little Rock, Ark.; started a "humorous and literary journal," The Arkansaw traveler; relocated the paper to.

Opie Percival Read was an American journalist and humorist. Before he has been an editor of 5 Southern newspapers. As a novelist, Read is credited with bringing the phrase "There's a sucker born every minute" although the phrase seems to have been in /5(5).

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Opie Percival Read () Printer, writer and humorist, Opie Read was a popular novelist and short story writer. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but lived for most of his professional life in Chicago, Illinois.

Read attended Neophogen College in Gallatin, Tennessee. Atria Books. Opie Read, (born Dec. 22,Nashville, Tenn., U.S.—died Nov. 2,Chicago, Ill.), American journalist, humorist, novelist, and lecturer.

Read specialized in the homespun humour of life in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas; Southern colonels, blacks, and drunken printers are frequently found in his writing.

Opie Read This was an unexpected find: an Australian newspaper publishing a parody written by one of the most popular American humorists not named Mark Twain. The article in the Riverina Recorder of Oct.

31,was credited to the Arkansaw Traveller, a comic newspaper founded by Opie Read (). Read’s folksy lectures about the South drew large audiences nationwide, even if Arkansas.

According to Wikipedia: "Opie Percival Read (b. DecemNashville Tennessee; d. November 2,Chicago Illinois) was a prolific American journalist and humorist. InRead founded his own humor magazine, the Arkansas Traveler, which he carried on after leaving newspaper.The Jucklins is an novel by Opie was a best selling book in the United States, (Read asserted that over one million copies were sold) though it never appeared on the best-sellers list in The Bookman since its early and primary sales were of cheap paperback copies sold on trains and at newsstands.

The story is set in the backwoods of North Carolina. Accessible book, Fiction, American Authors, American wit and humor, Authors, American, Biography, Epigrams, African Americans Opie Percival Read (), Andrew Jackson (), Mark Twain () Time.

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