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Humor and Humanity: An Introduction to the Study of Humor

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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:Humor and Humanity: An Introduction to the Study of Humor
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(29 of 61 for author by title)
Humor: Its Theory and Technique
How to Write
Published:   1938
Publisher:Henry Holt and Company
Tags:Canadiana, humour, non-fiction
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Pages:138 Info

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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