Logo

A Parody Outline of History

Large book cover: A Parody Outline of History

A Parody Outline of History
by

Publisher: George H. Doran Company
ISBN/ASIN: 114146263X

Description:
Mr. H. G. Wells, in his "Outline of History," was of necessity forced to omit the narration of many of the chief events in the history of these United States. Such omissions I have in this brief volume endeavored to supply. And as American history can possibly best be written by Americans and as we have among us no H. G. Wells, I have imagined an American history as written conjointly by a group of our most characteristic literary figures.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Till You DropTill You Drop
by - Smashwords
Suppose all the monsters in the world went on strike. Fear is an essential part of human life, and for centuries it's been provided by vampires, werewolves, zombies and ghouls. But what happens when the monsters take to the picket line?
(6222 views)
Book cover: The Devil's DictionaryThe Devil's Dictionary
by - World Pub. Co
Satiric lexicon by Ambrose Bierce, first compiled as The Cynic's Word Book in 1906. The barbed definitions that Bierce began publishing in a weekly journal he edited in San Francisco, brought this 19th-century stock form to a new level of artistry.
(13384 views)
Book cover: My Man JeevesMy Man Jeeves
by
A collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in 1919. Of the eight stories in the collection, half feature the popular characters Jeeves and Bertie Wooster, while the others concern Reggie Pepper, an early prototype for Wooster.
(10585 views)
Book cover: Joe Miller's Jest BookJoe Miller's Jest Book
by - Hurst & Co.
An collection of the funniest jokes, laughable anecdotes, mirth provoking stories, brilliant witticisms, and queer sayings. Here are over seventeen hundred jokes from the 1800's. It was first published in 1864 and reprinted several times.
(10352 views)