Stephen Leacock – US version

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The internationally acclaimed Canadian humorist, Stephen Leacock produced over thirty books of light-hearted sketches and essays. The beguiling fantasies and hilarious tales of ‘Literary Lapses’ (1910), ‘Nonsense Novels’ (1911) and ‘Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town’ (1912) helped launch Leacock’s career as a master writer of humour. He also produced learned and well-researched non-fiction books, including important historical works on his beloved home of Canada and detailed reviews of literary figures. This comprehensive eBook presents Leacock’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

Please note: this is the US version for sale only to US customers.

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Leacock’s life and works
* All 12 short story collections available in the US public domain, with individual contents tables
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare non-fiction works
* Includes Leacock’s play ‘Q’
* Features Peter McArthur’s seminal biography – discover Leacock’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: the eBook contains as many Leacock works as possible available in the US public domain. New texts will be added to the edition as they become available.

CONTENTS:

Contents
The Fiction
Literary Lapses
Nonsense Novels
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
Behind the Beyond
Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich
Moonbeams from the Larger Lunacy
Further Foolishness
Essays and Literary Studies
Frenzied Fiction
The Hohenzollerns in America
Winsome Winnie
My Discovery of England

The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order

The Play
“Q”: A Farce in One Act

The Non-Fiction
Elements of Political Science
Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks: Responsible Government
Adventurers of the Far North
The Dawn of Canadian History
The Mariner of St. Malo
The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice

The Biography
Stephen Leacock by Peter McArthur

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