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3 edition of Literary lapses. found in the catalog.

Literary lapses.

Stephen Leacock

Literary lapses.

Introd. by Robertson Davies.

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNew Canadian library -- no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13545306M
LC Control Number10033523

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LITERARY LAPSES My Financial Career When I go into a bank I get rattled. The clerks rattle me; the wickets rattle me; the sight of the money rattles me; everything rattles me. The moment I cross the threshold of a bank and attempt to transact business there, I become an irresponsible idiot.

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Literary Lapses – Stephen Leacock. Jacq introduced me to Stephen Leacock back in orwhen I didn’t have such a backlist of books to be read – consequently I ‘did an Elaine’ (a reference to Elaine from RandomJottings!) and read lots and lots of his in one fell swoop.

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edition, Literary : Stephen Leacock. Boarding-house geometry The awful fate of Melpomenus Jones A Christmas letter How to make a million dollars How to live to be 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.

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. 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.

Leacock also wrote popular biographies of his two favourite writers, Mark Twain and Charles Dickens. At the time of his death, he left four completed chapters /5(18). In it is a desk and a book. In the book are written down the names of the guests, together with marks indicating the direction of the wind and the height of the barometer.

It is here that the newly arrived guest waits until he has time to open the door leading to the Bar. The bar-room forms the largest part of the hotel. It constitutes the. Leacock s fictional works include classics like Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, and Literary Lapses.

In addition to his humor writings, Leacock was an accomplished political theorist, publishing such works as Elements of Political Science and My Discovery of the West: A Discussion of East and West in Canada, for which he won /5(5).

Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock Part 3 out of 3. homepage; Index of Literary Lapses; Previous part (2) Mr. Scalper up above is writing too, writing with the careless fluency of a man who draws his pay by the column.

He is delineating with skill and rapidity. The reporters' room is gloomy and desolate. Scalper is a man of. Literary Lapses Contents: 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 -- How to avoid getting married -- How to be a doctor -- The new food -- A new pathology -- The poet answered -- The force of.

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If you are looking for something funny to read which does not make you feel embarrassed or guilty about lowering your intellectual standards, this is it/5(21).Summary: Literary Lapses is a book by Stephen Leacock, first published in Contains various humourous essays including: The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones; How to Avoid Getting Married; Men Who have Shaved Me; How to be a Doctor; Boarding-House Geometry; Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas, and many more.

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