This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Literary Lapses -- A Book of Sketches|
|Publisher:||Gazette Printing Company, Limited|
|Tags:||Canadiana, compendium, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library|
My Financial Career
Lord Oxhead's Secret
The Awful Fate Of Melpomenus Jones
The New Food
A New Pathology
The Force Of Statistics
Getting The Thread Of It
Telling His Faults
The Conjurer's Revenge
Hints To Travellers
A Manual Of Education
The Life Of John Smith
On Collecting Things
Borrowing A Match
A Lesson In Fiction
Helping The Armenians
An Experiment With Policeman Hogan
A Model Dialogue
Reflections On Riding
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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler
Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.
Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.
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