This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Here are My Lectures|
|Publisher:||John Lane The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, humour, lecture|
Here are my lectures. Here with them are a lot of odd stories that I used to drag into them as best I could; or, failing that, tell them to little gatherings of hospitable friends after the lectures, in that warm hour when the lecture is over and everyone delighted; or tell them to the Pullman car porter, man’s last friend. [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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