Charles Farrar Browne


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Noun1.Charles Farrar Browne - United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)Charles Farrar Browne - United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867)
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That night his subject was advertised as "Some Uncommonplace People I Have Chanced to Meet," but Twain abandoned it to speak on Artemus Ward, the pseudonym by which the beloved late Charles Farrar Browne was known.
Typical of the style of humor favored by Americans of the period was that of Charles Farrar Browne, who wrote under the name of Artemus Ward.
Haliburton's Sam Slick, Charles Farrar Browne's <IR> ARTEMUS WARD </IR> , James Russell Lowell's Hosea Biglow, and other Yankee oracles and humorists who posed as semiliterate and wrote in dialect.