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Too Much College, or, Education Eating Up Life. With Kindred Essays in Education and Humour

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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:Too Much College, or, Education Eating Up Life. With Kindred Essays in Education and Humour
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(54 of 61 for author by title)
Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Published:   1939
Publisher:Dodd, Mead
Tags:Canadiana, essay, humour, Canadian wit and humour, mixed fiction/nonfiction

In "Too Much College" professor Leacock "claims that education is eating up life and that the process of equipping young people for their life work involves entirely too much time, effort and money." Amen professor!

Written with a touch a humor and a very personal touch. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:256 Info

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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