WorldCat Identities

Blair, Walter 1900-

Overview
Works: 153 works in 708 publications in 3 languages and 21,266 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Humor  History  Bibliography 
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
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes by Walter Blair( Book )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,784 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 )

43 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,579 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 )

135 editions published between 1946 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain & Huck Finn by Walter Blair( Book )

38 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrates on unpublished documents
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) by Mark Twain( Book )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy and a runway slave as they float down the Mississippi River on a raft
Approaches to poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 1963 in English and held by 972 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 )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in English and held by 795 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 708 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 435 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 427 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 387 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 )

8 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

Davy Crockett, frontier hero : the truth as he told it, the legend as friends built it by Walter Blair( Book )

5 editions published in 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 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 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (438)

German (6)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismEssays on American humor : Blair through the ages