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ID
b4
Title
The Laugh
Genre
Story
Page Count
1
Word Count
1850
Publisher
New Leader
Publication Year
1926
Document Types
Comic Fiction
Uncollected Stories
Topics
Tricksters

An early comic tale in a rural setting that concerns a young man, his rich aunt, and a sweetheart who tests his love.

One of three early stories not selected for Bates's first collection (Day's End and Other Stories). In the New leader (London, July 16, 1926, xiii:40, p. 10).