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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School

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A mention of flatulence might conjure up images of bratty high school boys or lowbrow comics. But one of the most eloquent—and least expected—commentators on the subject is Benjamin Franklin. The writings in Fart Proudly reveal the rogue who lived peaceably within the philosopher and statesman. Included are "The Letter to a Royal Academy"; "On Choosing a Mistress"; "Rules on Making Oneself Disagreeable"; and other jibes. Franklin's irrepressible wit found an outlet in perpetrating hoaxes, attacking marriage and other sacred cows, and skewering the English Parliament. Reminding us of the humorous, irreverent side of this American icon, these essays endure as both hilarious satire and a timely reminder of the importance of a free press.

Synopsis:

The humorous, irreverent side of an American icon

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583940792
Editor:
Japikse, Carl
Publisher:
Frog in Well
Editor:
Japikse, Carl
Author:
Franklin, Benjamin
Author:
Japikse, Carl
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Quotations, American
Subject:
Satire, american
Subject:
Franklin, Benjamin
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
#11
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.46x5.53x.38 in. .39 lbs.

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Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

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