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Kid Stuff: The Vernacular Vision and the Visual Vernacular

Judith Yaross Lee

in Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter discusses vernacular humor and how it depends on a carefully constructed rhetoric of artlessness. It, however, owes its cultural import to political meanings that gained traction after ... More


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