Schedule for “Works in Progress Conference”–Fridays in July

American Humor Studies Association Works-in-Progress Conference July 9th   Black Comedy Matters                                                 1:00pm-3:30pm Eastern July 16th New Books-in-Progress                                           12:00pm-5:15pm Eastern July 23rd First Books-in-Progress                                           12:00am-5:15pm Eastern July…

Pocket Reviews

Cole, Jean Lee.  How the Other Half Laughs:  the Comic Sensibility in American    Literature, 1895-1920.  Jackson:  University of Mississippi Press.  2020.  200 pages.  ISBN:  978-1-4968-2653-4.  Softcover.  $28.49. Review by Kalman Goldstein          In…