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The Drama As I See It

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Title:The Drama As I See It
Author:
Leacock, Stephen Butler   
(15 of 77 for author by title)
The Dry Pickwick and Other Incongruities
The Doctrine of Laissez Faire: A Critical Essay on the Evolution of Theory and Practice in Reference to the Economic Functions of the Modern State
Illustrator:
Jefferys, C. W. (Charles William)   
(6 of 28 for author by title)
The Father of British Canada: A Chronicle of Carleton (Chronicles of Canada #12)
The Day of Sir John Macdonald: A Chronicle of The First prime minister of the Dominion (Chronicles of Canada #29)
Published:   1923
Publisher:Maclean's
Tags:Canadiana, drama, fiction, satire
Description:

Studies in the Plays and Films of Yesterday and To-day.

Some parts of the article are presented as drama and verse. The original article was serialized over six issues in 1923. [Suggest a different description.]

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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)

Author Bio for Jefferys, C. W. (Charles William)

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Charles William Jefferys (August 25, 1869—October 8, 1951) was a Canadian painter, illustrator, author, and teacher best known as a historical illustrator.

Born in Rochester, England, Jefferys arrived in Toronto, Ontario (after living in Philadelphia and Hamilton, Ontario) with his family around 1880. After attending school, he apprenticed with the york, Lithography Company from 1885 to 1890. From 1889 to 1892 he worked for the Toronto Globe as an illustrator and artist. From 1893 to 1901, he worked for the New York Herald. Returning to Toronto, he became a magazine and book illustrator. Along with Ivor Lewis and other artists, Jefferys co-founded the Graphic Arts Club (later named the Canadian Society of Graphic Art), which by the 1940s became the primary artists' group in Canada. As well, from 1912 to 1939 he taught painting and drawing in the Department of Architecture at the University of Toronto.--Wikipedia.

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