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Larry Howe <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 19 Jan 2022 18:55:02 +0000
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Thanks for sending that link to the Daily Show's take on the bowdlerized edition from New South Books. Larry Wilmore was always a highlight.  But I think he didn't read the zeitgeist as well as he thought.  The _HF_'s use of the N-word still generates a lot of controversy.


L​arry Howe
Editor, Studies in American Humor
Professor Emeritus of English & Film Studies
Roosevelt University
Past president, Mark Twain Circle of America

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