WorldCat Identities

Blair, Walter 1900-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 752 publications in 3 languages and 21,211 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Humor  History  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Blair
The annotated Huckleberry Finn : Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) by Mark Twain( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 125th Anniversary edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is expanded with thoroughly updated notes and references, and a selection of original documents--letters, advertisements, playbills--some never before published, from Twain's first book tour
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes by Walter Blair( Book )

38 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury by Walter Blair( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows that forms of humor considered typically American are products of specific historical events from exploration and settlement to the growth of countercultures, and spotlights famous and less-celebrated creators of comedy
Mark Twain & Huck Finn by Walter Blair( Book )

40 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literature of the United States; an anthology and history by Walter Blair( Book )

95 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. From the colonial period through the American renaissance in New England. v. 2. From the American renaissance outside New England to World War 1. v. 3. An anthology from World War 1 to the present
Mark Twain's Hannibal, Huck & Tom by Mark Twain( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on unpublished documents
Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished stories by Mark Twain( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O Includes the authoritative texts for eleven pieces written between 1868 and 1902o Publishes, for the first time, the complete text of "Villagers of 1840-3," Mark Twain's astounding feat of memoryo Features a biographical directory and notes that reflect extensive new research on Mark Twain's early life in MissouriThroughout his career, Mark Twain frequently turned for inspiration to memories of his youth in the Mississippi River town of Hannibal, Missouri. What has come to be known as the Matter of Hannibal inspired two of his most famous books, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and provided
Native American humor by Walter Blair( Book )

27 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected American humor, some excerpted
Approaches to poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 1935 and 1963 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horse sense in American humor, from Benjamin Franklin to Ogden Nash by Walter Blair( Book )

22 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half horse, half alligator; the growth of the Mike Fink legend by Walter Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native American humor (1800-1900) by Walter Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 1931 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mirth of a nation : America's great dialect humor( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Better reading by Walter Blair( Book )

19 editions published between 1948 and 1966 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Fink : king of Mississippi keelboatmen by Walter Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 1971 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Huckleberry Finn : text, sources: criticisms by Mark Twain( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on American humor : Blair through the ages by Walter Blair( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A raft pilot's log : a history of the great rafting industry on the upper Mississippi, 1840-1915 by Walter Blair( Book )

9 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American literature, a brief history by Walter Blair( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a lazy bird hatching an egg wants a vacation, she asks Horton, the elephant, to sit on her egg--which he does through all sorts of hazards until he is rewarded for doing what he said he would
The literature of the United States by Walter Blair( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished stories
Alternative Names
Blair, W. 1900-1992

Walter Blair American folklorist

ブレア, W.

ブレア, ウォルター

Languages
English (445)

German (6)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished storiesEssays on American humor : Blair through the ages