Stephen Leacock: A Reappraisal

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David Staines
University of Ottawa Press, 1 de jan. de 1986 - 184 páginas
This collection of essays explores the many dimensions of the writings of Stephen Leacock, the well-loved Canadian author of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.
 

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Introduction
1
A Few Wild Words in Search of Stephen Leacock
5
The Feminine Influence on Stephen Leacock
11
Leacock and Understanding Canada
17
Leacock and the Media
23
The Historical Leacock
33
An Owl Among the Parrots
51
Imperial Cosmopolitanism or the Partly Solved Riddle of Leacocks MultiNational Persona
59
Religion and Romance in Mariposa
83
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and George Elliotts The Kissing Man
97
PostStructuralism and Leacocks Achievement in Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
107
The Achievement of Stephen Leacock
121
The Writer and His Writings
133
Notes
161
Contributors
171
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