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Behind the Beyond and Other Contributions to Human Knowledge

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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:Behind the Beyond and Other Contributions to Human Knowledge
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(7 of 59 for author by title)
The Boy I Left Behind Me
Baldwin-Lafontaine-Hincks, Responsible Government (The Makers of Canada Series, Volume VIII)
Illustrator:
Fish, A. H. (Anne Harriet)   
Published:   1913
Publisher:John Lane, The Bodley Head
Tags:Canadiana, fiction, humour, short stories, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library
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BEHIND THE BEYOND

FAMILIAR INCIDENTS

I. With the Photographer

II. The Dentist and the Gas

III. My Lost Opportunities

IV. My Unknown Friend

V. Under the Barber's Knife

PARISIAN PASTIMES

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.]

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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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