The Best of S. J. Perelman: With a Critical Introduction (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Best of S. J. Perelman: With a Critical Introduction Accords old ladies on street cars, babies traveling unescort ed on planes, and the feeble-minded generally-it is impor4 tant to remember the crushing, the well-nigh intolerable odds under which the man has struggled to produce what may well be, in the verdict of history, the most picayune prose ever produced in America. Denied every advantage, beset and plagued by ill fortune and a disposition so crabbed as to make Alexander Pope and Dr. Johnson seem ...

The Best of S. J. Perelman: With a Critical Introduction (Classic Reprint) 2017, Forgotten Books

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