The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 01


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the first volume, 53 short stories and poems have been gathered from 44 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel)

Genre(s): Humorous Fiction, Anthologies, Anthologies

Language: English

Group: Wit and Humor of America

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 00 Forward Marshall Pinckney Wilder Etext Barry Eads
00:13:10 en
Play 01 Melons Bret Harte Etext Barry Eads
00:15:19 en
Play 02 Deacon's Masterpiece, The Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Etext Sweetlilbirdy
00:06:14 en
Play 03 Purple Cow, The Frank Gelett Burgess Etext Maria Therese
00:01:07 en
Play 04 Curse of the Competent, The Henry J. Finn Etext Joe Mabry
00:03:01 en
Play 05 Grammatical Boy, The Bill Nye Etext TriciaG
00:06:36 en
Play 06 Simple English Ray Clarke Rose Etext TriciaG
00:00:57 en
Play 07 Partingtonian Patchwork B.P. Shillaber Etext Bellona Times
00:07:59 en
Play 08 Menagerie, The William Vaughn Moody Etext Patrick Reinhart
00:08:07 en
Play 09 Down Around the River James Whitcomb Riley Etext David Leeson
00:02:23 en
Play 10 Medieval Discoverer, A Bill Nye Etext Phil Chenevert
00:08:24 en
Play 11 Wanted - A Cook Alan Dale Etext Lars Rolander (1942-2016)
00:44:50 en
Play 12 Similar Cases Charlotte Perkins Gilman Etext Phil Chenevert
00:05:00 en
Play 13 Old Maid's House: In Plan, The Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Etext Samanem
00:07:45 en
Play 14 Distichs John Hay Etext Sweetlilbirdy
00:04:11 en
Play 15 Quarrel, The S. E. Kiser Etext Maria Therese
00:01:00 en
Play 16 Letter From Mr. Biggs, A E. W. Howe Etext Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:09:52 en
Play 17 Mrs. Johnson William Dean Howells Etext Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
00:37:49 en
Play 18 Pass Ironquill Etext Matthew Reece
00:01:14 en
Play 19 Teaching By Example John G. Saxe Etext Joe Mabry
00:01:03 en
Play 20 When Albani Sang William Henry Drummond Etext Bellona Times
00:08:45 en
Play 21 Colonel Sterett's Panther Hunt Alfred Henry Lewis Etext Joe Mabry
00:23:10 en
Play 22 Wouter Van Twiller Washington Irving Etext Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
00:14:24 en
Play 23 Experiences of the A.C., The Bayard Taylor Etext Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan
00:30:25 en
Play 24 What Mr. Robinson Thinks James Russell Lowell Etext Matthew Reece
00:03:20 en
Play 25 Day We Do Not Celebrate, The Robert Jones Burdette Etext Phil Chenevert
00:01:54 en
Play 26 Yankee Dude'll Do, The S. E. Kiser Etext Matthew Reece
00:02:33 en
Play 27 Spelling Down the Master Edward Eggleston Etext Bellona Times
00:27:59 en
Play 28 Myopia Wallace Rice Etext Matthew Reece
00:00:56 en
Play 29 Anatole Dubois At De Horse Show Wallace Bruce Amsbary Etext Phil Chenevert
00:05:10 en
Play 30 Champion Checker - Player of Ameriky, The James Whitcomb Riley Etext David Leeson
00:16:09 en
Play 31 Darby and Joan St. John Honeywood Etext Phil Chenevert
00:04:29 en
Play 32 When the Frost is on the Punkin James Whitcomb Riley Etext David Leeson
00:01:58 en
Play 33 Laffing Josh Billings Etext Bill Mosley
00:06:20 en
Play 34 Grizzly-Gru Ironquill Etext Matthew Reece
00:03:37 en
Play 35 John Henry in a Street Car Hugh McHugh Etext Marty Kris
00:07:05 en
Play 36 Muskeeter, The Josh Billings Etext Zloot
00:02:14 en
Play 37 Turnings of a Bookworm, The Carolyn Wells Etext TriciaG
00:01:43 en
Play 38 Feast of the Monkeys, The John Philip Sousa Etext Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
00:04:27 en
Play 39 Billville Spirit Meeting, The Frank L. Stanton Etext Phil Chenevert
00:02:11 en
Play 40 Cry From the Consumer, A Wilbur D. Nesbit Etext TriciaG
00:02:45 en
Play 41 Disappointment, A John Boyle O'Reilly Etext TriciaG
00:00:44 en
Play 42 British Matron, The Nathaniel Hawthorne Etext hearhis
00:06:23 en
Play 43 Tragedy of it, The Alden Charles Noble Etext JimOCR
00:00:48 en
Play 44 Stage Whispers Carolyn Wells Etext TriciaG
00:01:11 en
Play 45 Pettibone Lineage, The James Thomas Fields Etext Bill Mosley
00:17:04 en
Play 46 Why Moles Have Hands Anne Virginia Culbertson Etext Phil Chenevert
00:10:20 en
Play 47 Psalm of Life, A Phoebe Cary Etext sherlock85
00:01:53 en
Play 48 An Odyssey of K's Wilbur D. Nesbit Etext Marty Kris
00:02:49 en
Play 49 Deacon's Trout, The Henry Ward Beecher Etext Bill Mosley
00:03:50 en
Play 50 Enough Thomas Lansing Masson Etext Marty Kris
00:00:53 en
Play 51 Fighting Race, The Joseph I. C. Clarke Etext TriciaG
00:03:33 en
Play 52 Organ, The Henry Ward Beecher Etext Matthew Reece
00:04:01 en
Play 53 My Grandmother's Turkey-Tail Fan Samuel Minturn Peck Etext TriciaG
00:02:37 en