This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Behind the Beyond and Other Contributions to Human Knowledge|
|Publisher:||John Lane, The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, short stories, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library|
BEHIND THE BEYOND
I. With the Photographer
II. The Dentist and the Gas
III. My Lost Opportunities
IV. My Unknown Friend
V. Under the Barber's Knife
I. The Advantages of a Polite Education
II. The Joys of Philanthropy
III. The Simple Life in Paris
IV. A Visit to Versailles
V. Paris at Night
THE RETROACTIVE EXISTENCE OF MR. JUGGINS
MAKING A MAGAZINE
HOMER AND HUMBUG [Suggest a different description.]
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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