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The Resource The fine art of political wit : being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents, Leon A. Harris

The fine art of political wit : being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents, Leon A. Harris

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The fine art of political wit : being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents
Title
The fine art of political wit
Title remainder
being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents
Statement of responsibility
Leon A. Harris
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
827.093
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6231.P6
LC item number
H36 1964
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The fine art of political wit : being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents, Leon A. Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography references (p. [277]-279 ) and index
Contents
Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Benjamin Franklin -- John Randolph of Roanoke and some contemporaries -- Benjamin Disraeli -- Abraham Lincoln -- David Lloyd George -- Franklin Roosevelt's dog -- Winston Churchill -- Aneurin Bevan -- The wit of politicians, British versus American -- Adlai Stevenson -- John F. Kennedy
Control code
338212
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 p.
Lccn
64019532
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Markings by Molly Ivins. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
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Label
The fine art of political wit : being a lively guide to the artistic invective, elegant epithet, and polished impromptus as well as the gallant and graceful worldly wit of various British & American politicians from the 18th century through our own days of grace : a handbook for piercing the political epidermis of opponents, Leon A. Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography references (p. [277]-279 ) and index
Contents
Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Benjamin Franklin -- John Randolph of Roanoke and some contemporaries -- Benjamin Disraeli -- Abraham Lincoln -- David Lloyd George -- Franklin Roosevelt's dog -- Winston Churchill -- Aneurin Bevan -- The wit of politicians, British versus American -- Adlai Stevenson -- John F. Kennedy
Control code
338212
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 p.
Lccn
64019532
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Markings by Molly Ivins. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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