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The Genial Idiot

Author : John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 9781776538171
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American editor and writer John Kendrick Bangs eased into humor writing and satire by anonymously submitting a few essays for publication amidst his busy career at a number of prominent publications. One of his most lasting creations is an opinionated buffoon called the Idiot. In this amusing collection, the Idiot holds forth on a number of his pet subjects, ranging from marriage to literary criticism.

The Idiot At Home

Author : John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 1986399648
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This book is as relevant today as it was a hundred years ago. It is just the right mix of humor and thought. The Idiot will remind you of someone you once knew, which makes it all the more entertaining imagining him sitting at the boarding house breakfast table.

Humorous Fantasy 14 Books

Author : John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 9781455393176
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This file includes: Andiron Tales; The Autobiography of Methuselah; The Booming of Acre Hill and Other Reminiscences of Urban and Suburban Life; Coffee and Repartee; The Enchanted Typewriter; Ghosts I Have Met and Some Others; A House-Boat on the Styx; The Idiot; Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica; Olympian Nights; The Pursuit of the House-Boat, being some further account of the diverse doings of the associated shades, under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.; R. Holmes and Co., being the remarkable adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., detective and amateur cracksman by birth; A Rebellious Heroine; and The Water Ghost and Others. According to Wikipedia: "John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 - January 21, 1922) was an American author and satirist, and the creator of modern Bangsian fantasy, the school of fantasy writing that sets the plot wholly or partially in the afterlife."

The Inventions Of The Idiot

Author : John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 9781406895742
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This short humorous novel by the American author, editor and satirist was first published in 1904.

The Idiot

Author : John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 9781775454786
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Today, quirky or eccentric outsiders are often afforded a measure of tolerance or even respect. In the nineteenth century, however, these original thinkers were often regarded as dangerous crackpots and subjected to scorn -- or worse. John Kendrick Bangs' The Idiot follows the ups and downs of one such unfortunate fellow in a most amusing fashion.

The Idiot

Author : John Kendrick John Kendrick Bangs
ISBN : 198138779X
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John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 - January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist.He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.He went to Columbia College from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine, Acta Columbia, and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883 with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Political Science, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books.

The Idiot At Home

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John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 - January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist.He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father Francis Nehemiah Bangs was a lawyer in New York City, as was his brother, Francis S. Bangs.He went to Columbia College from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine, Acta Columbia, and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883 with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in Political Science, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books.

Coffee And Repartee

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The guests at Mrs. Smithers's high-class boarding-house for gentlemen had assembled as usual for breakfast, and in a few moments Mary, the dainty waitress, entered with the steaming coffee, the mush, and the rolls. The School-master, who, by-the-way, was suspected by Mrs. Smithers of having intentions, and who for that reason occupied the chair nearest the lady's heart, folded up the morning paper, and placing it under him so that no one else could get it, observed, quite genially for him, "It was very wet yesterday." "I didn't find it so," observed a young man seated half-way down the table, who was by common consent called the Idiot, because of his "views." "In fact, I was very dry. Curious thing, I'm always dry on rainy days. I am one of the kind of men who know that it is the part of wisdom to stay in when it rains, or to carry an umbrella when it is not possible to stay at home, or, having no home, like ourselves, to remain cooped up in stalls, or stalled up in coops, as you may prefer." "You carried an umbrella, then?" queried the landlady, ignoring the Idiot's shaft at the size of her "elegant and airy apartments" with an ease born of experience. "Yes, madame," returned the Idiot, quite unconscious of what was coming....

Encyclopedia Of American Literature

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Four volumes present a comprehensive reference guide to American literature from the colonial period through the present.

Life

Author : John Ames Mitchell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119092752
Genre : American literature
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