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For many aficionados of the New Yorker magazine, the drawings of Peter Arno, William Steig, Charles Addams, and Saul Steinberg epitomize its sophisticated wit and disarming humor. In Laughing with 'The New Yorker', the first full-scale scholarly study of the subject, Iain Topliss considers the work of each artist, traces the development of his art, and recalls the cultural ...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published July 7th 2005 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published June 15th 2005)
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Sep 30, 2016 Anna rated it really liked it
Shelves: funny, nonfiction
(I only read the cartoons...shhhhh)
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May 15, 2010 John rated it really liked it
Intelligently written -- although a bit repetitive and flowery. It's a great read about an overlooked genre.
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