Humorists : "Humorists" features fascinating and insightful biographical portraits of the greatest wits in history - a diverse cast of legendary funnymen who got a grand kick out of life. Johnson's selective survey includes Benjamin Franklin and the Marx Brothers, Charles Dickens and Damon Runyon, W. C. Fields and Samuel Johnson, William Hogarth and James Thurber, and features their darkest humor, broadest satire, bawdiest wit, most biting sarcasm, and more. An entertaining and erudite collection, "Humorists" showcases some of our sharpest minds reflecting on the human condition - its follies, pretensions, and foibles - with that greatest of all gifts: humor.
|Humor||Form - Essays|
|History & Geography||General|
|Biography & Autobiography||Literary|