This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||The Dry Pickwick and Other Incongruities|
|Publisher:||John Lane The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour|
THE DRY PICKWICK
RATIFICATION OF THE NEW NAVAL DISAGREEMENT
A MEDIÆVAL HOLE IN ONE
THE GREAT WAR AS RECORDED BY MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
IF THE GANDHI HABIT SPREADS
IN PRAISE OF THE AMERICANS
ONCE TO EVERYMAN
CONFESSIONS OF A SODA FIEND
A GUIDE TO THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
WHY THE NEXT WAR DIDN'T HAPPEN
A, B, AND C AFTER TWENTY YEARS
BREAKFAST AT THE SMITHS'
THE PERFECT OPTIMIST
CHILDREN'S POETRY REVISED
"TUM AND PLAY DOLF"
HO FOR HAPPINESS
TENNIS AT THE SMITHS'
A BUTLER OF THE OLD SCHOOL
THE FLYING CARPET
COME AND SEE OUR TOWN
INFLATION AND DEFLATION
L'ENVOI: WHAT NEXT? [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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