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The Fable of How Uncle Brewster was
Too Shifty for the Tempter
The Fable of the Grass Widow and
the Mesmeree and the Six Dollars
The Fable of the Honest Money-Maker
and the Partner o...
George Ade is considered by those who know his work best to be the most significant American humorist between Twain and Thurber. In the words of S. J. Perelman--whose urbane, baroque zaniness may well...
Historians of popular culture have cause to take George Ade into account in two areas: his newspaper column work, which he periodically gathered into bound anthologies that were as well received aroun...