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Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)

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Title:Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(41 of 59 for author by title)
My Discovery of England
Montreal: Seaport and City
Published:   1915
Publisher:S. B. Gundy
Tags:Canadiana, compendium, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library
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PREFACE

I—Spoof. A Thousand-Guinea Novel.

II—The Reading Public.

III—AFTERNOON ADVENTURES AT MY CLUB

The Anecdotes of Dr. So and So

The Shattered Health of Mr. Podge

The Amazing Travels of Mr. Yarner

The Spiritual Outlook of Mr. Doomer

The Reminiscences of Mr. Apricot

The Last Man out of Europe

The War Mania of Mr. Jinks and Mr. Blinks

The Ground Floor

The Hallucination of Mr. Butt

IV—Ram Spudd

V—Aristocratic Anecdotes

VI—Education Made Agreeable

VII—An Every-Day Experience

VIII—Truthful Oratory

IX—Our Literary Bureau

X—Speeding Up Business

XI—Who Is Also Who

XII—Passionate Paragraphs

XIII—Weejee the Pet Dog

XIV—Sidelights on the Supermen

XV—The Survival of the Fittest

XVI—The First Newspaper

XVII—In the Good Time After the War [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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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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