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Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day

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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:Further Foolishness: Sketches and Satires on the Follies of the Day
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(22 of 61 for author by title)
The Garden of Folly
Frenzied Fiction
Published:   1916
Publisher:John Lane Company
Tags:Canadiana, fiction, humour, Canadian wit and humour, New Canadian Library
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PEACE, WAR, AND POLITICS

I.—Germany From Within Out

II.—Abdul Aziz Has His: An Adventure in the Yildiz Kiosk

III.—In Merry Mexico

IV.—Over the Grape Juice, or, The Peace Makers

V.—The White House from Without In

MOVIES & MOTORS, MEN & WOMEN

VI.—Madeline of the Movies— A Photoplay Done Back

VII.—The Call of the Carbureter or Mr. Blinks and

VIII.—The Two Sexes, In Fives or Sixes—A Dinner Pa

IX.—The Grass Bachelor’s Guide. With Sincere Apolo

X.—Every Man and His Friends. Mr. Grunch’s Portrai

XI.—More than Twice Told Tales or Every Man His Ow

XII.—A Study in Still Life—My Tailor

FOLLIES IN FICTION

XIII.—Stories Shorter Still

XIV.—The Snoopopaths or Fifty Stories in One

XV.—Foreign Fiction in Imported Instalments: Serge

TIMID THOUGHTS ON TIMELY TOPICS

XVI.—Are the Rich Happy?

XVII.—Humor As I See It [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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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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