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 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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