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Literary lapses

Stephen Leacock

Literary lapses

a book of sketches

by Stephen Leacock

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Gazette Printing Co. in Montreal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Leacock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6023E15L5 1910
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14298453M

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The themes employed by Leacock are quite genuine and even timeless from the point of view of most modern readers today.4/5(16). "The appearance of 'Literary Lapses' is practically the English debut of a young Canadian writer who is turning from medicine to literature with every success.

Dr/5(19). The author of nineteen books and countless articles on economics, history, and political science, Leacock turned to the writing of humour as his beloved avocation. His first collection of comic stories, Literary Lapses, appeared inand from that time until his death he published a volume of humour almost every year/5(18).

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My choice of Literary Lapses () is perhaps. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, The author died inso this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

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Literary Lapses is Leacock’s first book of humor. It is not an easy volume to classify. Russel Nye calls it a collection of esssays, but only a handful of the sketches are truly essays. It is composed of twenty-six short pieces, ranging from short stories to burlesques of severely condensed romantic novels to essays.

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