This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy|
|Publisher:||S. B. Gundy|
|Tags:||Canadiana, compendium, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library|
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
VI—Education Made Agreeable
VII—An Every-Day Experience
IX—Our Literary Bureau
X—Speeding Up Business
XI—Who Is Also Who
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.]
Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler
Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian author. Born in England, his family moved to Canada when he was six years old. The family settled in Sutton, Ontario on the south shore of Lake Simcoe. A bright student, he went to Upper Canada College where he was top of his class. After a brief stint at teaching (which he loathed) he eventually went on to become chair of the Department of Economics and Political Science at McGill University. Although he wrote several books on these august subjects, he is best known for his light satirical and humorous writing, in particular, "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town". (Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature)
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