Is Diss a System?: A Milt Gross Comic Reader

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Milt Gross (1895-1953), a Bronx-born cartoonist and animator, first found fame in the late 1920s, writing comic strips and newspaper columns in the unmistakable accent of Jewish immigrants. By the end of the 1920s, Gross had become one of the most famous humorists in the United States, his work drawing praise from writers like H. L. Mencken and Constance Roarke, even while some of his Jewish colleagues found Gross' extreme renderings of Jewish accents to be more crass than comical. Working during the decline of vaudeville ...

Is Diss a System?: A Milt Gross Comic Reader 2009, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814748237

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