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William T. Porter and the Spirit of the times

by Norris Wilson Yates

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Porter, William Trotter, 1809-1858.,
    • Spirit of the times.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • American wit and humor -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorris W. Yates.
      SeriesInternational folklore
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4874.P59 Y3 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 222 p. ;
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4560172M
      ISBN 100405101341
      LC Control Number77070630

        William Sydney Porter, pseudonym () (Bettman / Contributor) Porter’s life was rife with sorrow, but outwardly, at least, he was seen as a good-natured raconteur with a sharp wit Author: Patrick Sauer.   As JazzTimes’ fifth decade in business drew to a close, I took a look back at the year-end lists compiled from the votes of our critics and readers over the last 10 years to see if I could establish any consensus on jazz high points of the s. First I consulted the critics’ Top 10s, which follow. JT Critics Jason Moran Ten (Blue Note); Charles Lloyd Quartet Mirror .

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Author Biography William Porter, Author of Inspirational and Short Stories of Personal Experiences. William Porter is Professor Emeritus at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, where he taught for over 30 years.

William Porter's book is easy to follow, non-judgemental, and I found it to be a revelation. Clear, objective, rational description of a subject that many, (and I include myself here), often think about in a skewed, irrational and profoundly unhelpful way/5.

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One of the surviving numbers of the Spirit of the Times proper in the Yale University Library is that of Octo "William T. Porter and Co." are still named as the publishers. 9 Of>. cit., pp. 10 New York Traveller, I, No.

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