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2,565 words, approx. 9 pages
Thomas Bangs Thorpe (1 March 1815-20 September 1878), painter, journalist, longtime resident of Louisiana, and politician, contributed hundreds of pages to nineteenth-century periodicals and wrote six... Read more
5,220 words, approx. 18 pages
By temperament and training an artist and an essayist, Thomas Bangs Thorpe is recognized as one of the best known of the antebellum humorists of the Old Southwest, a group of writers including, most p... Read more
3,853 words, approx. 13 pages
Thomas Bangs Thorpe is best known for his contribution to American humor as the author of "The Big Bear of Arkansas" (1841). This classic tall tale features the comic backwoodsman, language, and situ... Read more