This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Essays and Literary Studies|
|Publisher:||John Lane Company|
|Tags:||Canadiana, essay, humour, Canadian wit and humour, mixed fiction/nonfiction|
I. The Apology of a Professor
II. The Devil and the Deep Sea
III. Literature and Education in America
IV. American Humour
V. The Woman Question
VI. The Lot of the Schoolmaster
VII. Fiction and Reality
VIII. The Amazing Genius of O. Henry
IX. A Rehabilitation of Charles II [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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