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Leacock, Stephen 1869-1944

Overview
Works: 682 works in 3,022 publications in 4 languages and 41,197 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Humor  Quotations  History  Bibliography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Anecdotes  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Writer of accompanying material, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR6023.E15, 817.5
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Most widely held works by Stephen Leacock
Sunshine sketches of a little town by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
154 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Canada's answer to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, Stephen Leacock was a master of humor and characterization. His endearing portrayals of small-town life in Ontario and his memorable characters place him in the company of Canada's finest writers. This Norton Critical Edition of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town uses the text of the 1912 first edition, second impression, the only edition that takes into account the corrections made between impressions. It is accompanied by explanatory annotations and textual emendations."--Publisher's website
Charles Dickens : his life and work by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
25 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nonsense novels by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
137 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The still-hilarious parodies in this humorous collection offer ample evidence of Leacock's first-rate comic sensibilities. Highlights include Maddened by Mystery, a send-up of the detective novel, Gertrude the Governess, a bodice-ripping romance gone wrong, and Man in Asbestos, a sci-fi laugh riot
Literary lapses by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
135 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My financial career.-- Lord Oxhead's secret.-- Boarding-house geometry.-- The awful fate of Melpomenus Jones.-- A Christmas letter.-- How to make a million dollars.-- How to live to be 200.-- How to avoid getting married.-- How to be a doctor.-- The new food.-- A new pathology.-- The poet answered.-- The force of statistics.-- Men who have shaved me.-- Getting the thread of it.-- Telling his faults.-- Winter pastimes.-- Number fifty-six.--Aristocratic education.-- The conjurer's revenge.-- Hints to travellers.-- A manual of education.-- Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas.-- The life of John Smith.--On collecting things.-- Society chit-chat.-- Insurance up to-date.-- Borrowing a match.-- A lesson in fiction.-- Helping the Armenians.-- A study in still life, the country hotel.-- An experiment with Policeman Hogan.-- The passing of the poet.-- Self-made men.-- A model dialogue.-- Bach to the bush.--Reflections on riding.-- Saloonio.-- Half-hours with the poets: Mr. Wordsworth and the cottage girl; How Tennyson killed the May queen; Old Mr. Longfellow on board the Hesperus. --A, B, and C
My discovery of England by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
55 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canadian humorist and academic Stephen Leacock had a plethora of opportunities to explore new cultures as he traveled the globe in support of his many popular books, often giving scholarly talks along the way. In this uproarious volume of essays and vignettes, Leacock sets down his impressions of a promotional tour of England
Arcadian adventures with the idle rich by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
97 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of the many books by Canada's most celebrated humorist, none has received more acclaim than his brilliant, caustic treatment of the glittering rich who gather at the Mausoleum Club on Plutoria Avenue. Today, Leacock's pointed satire of the privileged class, and their social abuses and pretences, retains every ounce of its freshness and bite. An undisputed comic masterpiece, Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich reveals a depth of compassionate criticism rare in Leacock's writings. From the Paperback edition
Frenzied fiction by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
70 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frenzied fiction is a collection of Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock's humour sketches. This collection includes such laugh-out-loud works as " My revelations as a spy," " The new education," " Simple stories of success, or How to succeed in life," and " In dry Toronto."
Behind the beyond : and other contributions to human knowledge by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
69 editions published between 1913 and 2008 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind the beyond --Familiar incidents --Parisian pastimes --The retroactive existence of Mr Juggins --Making a magazine --Homer and humbug
Moonbeams from the larger lunacy by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
61 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays and literary studies by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
51 editions published between 1916 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My remarkable uncle, and other sketches by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
46 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Too much college; or, Education eating up life, with kindred essays in education and hummour by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
19 editions published between 1939 and 1942 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Further foolishness; sketches and satires on the follies of the day by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
49 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Further Foolishness is a collection of Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock's humour sketches
Elements of political science by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
58 editions published between 1906 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Leacock roundabout : a treasury of the best works of Stephen Leacock by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
26 editions published between 1945 and 1989 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to write by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
18 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain : a portrait by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
24 editions published between 1932 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short circuits by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
22 editions published between 1928 and 1989 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montreal, seaport and city by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
16 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unsolved riddle of social justice by Stephen Leacock ( Book )
25 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Leacock, Stephen B. 1869-1944
Leacock, Stephen Butler
Leacock, Stephen Butler, 1869-1944
Leacock, Stephen Buttler.
Līkoks, Stīvens, 1869-1944
Ликок, Стивен, 1869-1944
リーコツク, スチーヴン
Languages
English (1,278)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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