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Stephen Leacock: his role as a critic.

Patrick Douglas McLean Stewart

Stephen Leacock: his role as a critic.

by Patrick Douglas McLean Stewart

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Published in [Fredericton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leacock, Stephen, -- 1869-1944.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.A.) - University of New Brunswick. Bibliography: leaves 203-207. Microfilm of typescript. Ottawa, National Library, 1970. 1 reel.

    SeriesCanadian theses on microfilm, no. 5710, Canadian theses on microfilm
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 207 leaves. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18810080M

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The objectives of this paper are to examine the work of Stephen Leacock as an historian of Canada; to define his role in Canadian intellectual history, aside from literary history per se; and to suggest the value to both historians and literary scholars of a holistic approach to him as an author and by: 2.

Stephen Butler Leacock (December – March ) was born in England and moved to Canada when he was six years old. He became a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist.

He became a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humorist. Stephen Leacock, internationally popular Canadian humorist, educator, lecturer, and author of more than 30 books of lighthearted sketches and essays. Leacock immigrated to Canada with his parents at the age of six.

He attended Upper Canada College (–87) and later received a B.A. degree from the. In‘Stephen Leacock Associates Foundation’ was instituted.

It was tasked to preserve his literary legacy and manage ‘Stephen Leacock memorial Medal for humor’. It is awarded to encourage Canadian humor writers. In the same year his unfinished autobiography, ‘The. Leacock’s literary achievement is largely in the mastery of the comic sketch.

With the exception of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, all his full-length humorous books are really compilations. The Social Criticism of Stephen Leacock book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Stephen Leacock, long celebrated as Canada's forem 5/5(2). Their only child, Stephen, Jr., suffered from a lack of growth hormone and was a constant concern for Leacock for the rest of his life.

His first humorous book, Literary Lapses (), collecting his magazine stories and articles, was self-published with the financial help of a brother.

Stephen Leacock, long celebrated as Canada's foremost humorist and social satirist, has received little recognition for his considerable accomplishments as a serious thinker and social critic.

In fact, Leacock was a professor of political economy, and more than half of his writings addressed the pressing issues of his day. This volume represents the neglected aspect of Leacock's career. Stephen Leacock eBooks.

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The objectives of this paper are to examine the work of Stephen Leacock as an historian of Canada; to define his role in Canadian intellectual history, aside from literary historyper se; and to suggest the value to both historians and literary scholars of a holistic approach to him as an author and thinker.

The examination of Leacock’s work as an historical writer will include an indication of its reputation among. Also inthe University of Toronto Press published his second book of criticism, The One and the Many: English-Canadian Short Story Cycles, and then in the compilation Leacock on Life.

His first book was a critical study of Stephen Leacock’s writings, Stephen Leacock: Humour and. Stephen Leacock, long celebrated as Canada's foremost humorist and social satirist, has received little recognition for his considerable accomplishments as a serious thinker and social critic.

In fact, Leacock was a professor of political economy, and more than half of his writings addressed the pressing issues of his. Stephen Leacock, teacher,economist, scholar, political scientist, historian and humorist was born in the county of Hampshire, England, inthe son of a farmer. In the family moved to Ontario where the rugged living conditions were made more difficult by Peter Leacock's eventual desertion of his family, a ne'er-do-well turn which.

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Leacock received many honours in his lifetime, including the Lorne Pierce Medal from the Royal Society of Canada and the Mark Twain Medal. He died of throat cancer on Ma The Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour was established in his honour in. Professor Leacock is a political economist, and in his less lively moments accustomed to dryness and order.

His readers have grounds to entertain hopes of a more orderly treatise than he offers us in the present work; one hoped for a basic treatise on the art of belly laughter—a sort of anatomy of humor by a first-rate humorist.

Instead, we are given a rambling and delightful book, filled.Originally published init is filled with sharp commentary and was a book that Leacock was enormously and justifiably proud of. Of Leacock's masterful recounting of the life of Dickens, the New York Times wrote, "There is wit in this book, and such sprightliness as only a Stephen Leacock Cited by: 2.The critic who would present a comprehensive study of Stephen Leacock’s writings soon encounters a seemingly insurmountable obstacle: how to provide a context for his sixty-odd books and pamphlets and his virtually uncountable essays and newspaper articles.

Peter McArthur first noted the problem in his Stephen Leacock.