Leo Rosten’s carnival of wit : and wisdom, plus wisecracks, ad-libs, malaprops, puns, one-liners, quips, epigrams, boo-boos, dazzling ironies, and wizardries of wording, plus surprising tidbits from politics, philosophy, biography, and (yes!) gossip– from Aristotle to Woody Allen


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Rosten, Leo


Keyword(s):
Wit and humor -- History and criticism. Wit and humor.


Year:
1996


Pages:
xix, 538 p.


Publisher:
Plume


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
36048797


Label:
Box 133


Notes:
23 cm. "Previously published with a different subtitle in a Dutton edition"--T.p. verso. Carnival of wit compiled and manicured by Leo Rosten. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PN6147; Dewey: 808.88/2


ISBN:
ISBN: 0452270995; 9780452270992


Research notes:
Review copy Insert between front cover and first leaf


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