WorldCat Identities

Blair, Walter 1900-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 740 publications in 3 languages and 21,181 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Humor  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Blair
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes by Walter Blair( Book )

39 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of American tall tale heroes--Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and others
Native American humor by Walter Blair( Book )

44 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected American humor, some excerpted
America's humor : from Poor Richard to Doonesbury by Walter Blair( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,565 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
The literature of the United States; an anthology and history by Walter Blair( Book )

140 editions published between 1946 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,546 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 & Huck Finn by Walter Blair( Book )

39 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's Hannibal, Huck & Tom by Mark Twain( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on unpublished documents
Approaches to poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 1935 and 1963 in English and held by 967 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 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures travelling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
The Mirth of a nation : America's great dialect humor( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 701 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 433 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 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 390 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 343 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 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Huckleberry Finn; text, sources, criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repertory; introduction to essays and articles, biography and history, short stories, drama, and poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished stories by Mark Twain( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 22 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
 
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism
Alternative Names
Blair, W. 1900-1992

Walter Blair American folklorist

ブレア, W.

ブレア, ウォルター

Languages
English (419)

German (7)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Essays on American humor : Blair through the agesHuck Finn and Tom Sawyer among the Indians and other unfinished stories