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War Scenes Across the Canadian Border

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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:War Scenes Across the Canadian Border
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(55 of 59 for author by title)
Wet Wit & Dry Humour
The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice
Published:   1915
Publisher:Vanity Fair
Tags:Canadiana, essay, non-fiction, war, World War I
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In War Scenes Across the Canadian Border, an essay Stephen Leacock wrote for the American readers of Vanity Fair in 1915, he portrayed a determined nation thronged with men in khaki uniforms, its streets decorated with broad white streamers to mark the recruiting offices. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler

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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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