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Model Memoirs and Other Sketches from Simple to Serious

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

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Title:Model Memoirs and Other Sketches from Simple to Serious
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(39 of 59 for author by title)
Montreal: Seaport and City
The Methods of Mr. Sellyer: A Book Store Study
Published:   1938
Publisher:The Bodley Head
Tags:Canadiana, essay, humour, Canadian wit and humour, mixed fiction/nonfiction
Description:

I. MODEL MEMOIRS

(1) My Victorian Girlhood

(2) Through Arabia on a Mule

(3) Up and Down Downing Street

(4) So This Is the United States

(5) The Criminal Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte

II. MODEL MONOLOGUES

(1) Mrs. Uplift Betters Society

(2) Mrs. Newrich Buys Antiques

(3) Mrs. Eiderdown Roughs It in the Bush

(4) Mrs. Easy Has Her Fortune Told

III. THE DISSOLUTION OF OUR DINNER CLUB

INTERLEAF STORY. How Teachers Swim

IV. HOW TO LOSE MONEY (FOR AMATEURS)

V. THE FAMILIAR MAGIC OF FISHING

VI. OVERWORKING THE ALPHABET

VII. ON THE NEED FOR A QUIET COLLEGE

INTERLEAF STORY. Removal Problem Solved

VIII. TURN BACK THE CLOCK

INTERLEAF STORY. Quality Does It

IX. COME OUT INTO THE GARDEN

INTERLEAF STORY. All Nice People

X. THE ANATOMY OF GLOOM

INTERLEAF STORY. A Dip into Psychology

XI. THEN AND NOW

INTERLEAF STORY. Thrown Out

XII. WHAT I READ THEN; WHAT YOU READ NOW

INTERLEAF STORY. Feeding Time

XIII. HAND ME DOWN THAT BOOK

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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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