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Literary Lapses (Dodo Press)

by Stephen Leacock

  • 360 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9357062M
    ISBN 101406536326
    ISBN 109781406536324
    OCLC/WorldCa166377346

    Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1bk6sr4m Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library About the Book. Literary Lapses was Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock’s first collection of comic writings, and includes such side-splitting gems as “My Financial Career,” “Society Chit-Chat,” and “Self-Made Men.” First published in , Literary Lapses was an instant success, and helped cement Leacock’s reputation as one of Canada’s foremost humour writers.

    Buy Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). : LITERARY LAPSES. Signed: Montreal: Montreal: Gazette Printing Company Limited, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Leacock, Stephen. LITERARY LAPSES. Signed. Montreal: Gazette Printing Company Limited, First Edition of Stephen Leacock's first collection of humorous writings after Elements of Political Science (), Baldwin, Lafontaine, Hincks: Responsible Government (

    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. 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. Mr. Scalper is a man of.


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Literary Lapses book. Read 48 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Oh, Henry, quick. Baby has snatched the pill. It was too true. Dear /5. Literary Lapses is a collection of satirically focused stories that introduce the reader an excellent frame of reference to the book.

The themes employed by Leacock are quite genuine and even timeless from the point of view of most modern readers today. At the same time, the author goes into painstaking detail to carve his point of view onto /5(19). "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.

Stephen Leacock is at least the equal of many who are likely to be long remembered for their short comic sketches and essays; he has already shown that he has the high spirits of /5(19).

Literary Lapses -- A Book of Sketches. This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock () Book Details. Title: Literary Lapses -- A Book of Sketches: Author: Leacock, Stephen Butler (34 of 59 for author by title).

Stephen P. Butler Leacock FRSC (30 December – 28 March ) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and n the years andhe was the best-known English-speaking humourist in the world. Literary Lapses book is known for Alma mater: University of Toronto, University of Chicago.

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. 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.

By: Stephen Leacock () Short sketches relating the humourous side of life in "Professor Leacock has made more people laugh with the written word than any other living author.4/5(1). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Literary Lapses Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. My financial career Lord Oxhead's secret Boarding.

My choice of Literary Lapses () is perhaps arbitrary, but it was the first one I read and remains my favourite. What’s more, there are lots available through Amazon. It’s even all online at this link, if you wish to read it that way.

I’ll leave you with a taster, the little tale ‘Borrowing a Match’. LITERARY LAPSES: 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 by Stephen Leacock and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at item 8 Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping.

8 - Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. About this item. Condition. Brand New. Quantity. 3 available. Format. Paperback. Language. English. Publication Year. ISBN UPC. Does not. Literary lapses by Stephen Leacock; 39 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Canadian Humorous stories, Satire and humour, Canadian (English), CIHM, Satire et humeur canadiennes-anglaises, ICMH, Esprit et humour canadien-anglais.

Table of 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. Literary Lapses was Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock’s first collection of comic writings, and includes such side-splitting gems as “My Financial Career,” “Society Chit-Chat,” and “Self-Made Men.” First published inLiterary Lapses was an instant success, and helped cement Leacock’s reputation as one of Canada’s foremost humour writers.2/5(1).

The humour, irony, and wit of Stephen Leacock have never been shown to better advantage than in Literary Lapses, his first collection of comic writings. Within its pages are such classic stories as the man who is seized by fear as he opens a bank Brand: Barnes & Noble Press.

Stephen Leacock certainly is the funniest of all humour writers, beating even Jerome K. Jerome. The short stories in this book simply make you erupt in laughter; not because the actions of the characters are portrayed as funny, but because the author maintains such a serious tone while describing utterly ludicrous scenes.4/5(2).

Literary Lapses is a popular book by Stephen Leacock. Read Literary Lapses, free online version of the book by Stephen Leacock, on Stephen Leacock's Literary Lapses consists of 40 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of Literary Lapses. Literary Lapses eBook: Leacock, Stephen: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your /5(17). Stephen Leacock was a Canadian author who wrote his works with an optimistic yet realistic view of life.

His light-hearted, bubbly diction impressed me all the way through the novel. Each short story was unique and had true-to-life situations and entertaining characters to whom readers of all ages can relate/5(21). First published inLiterary Lapses was an instant success, and helped cement Leacock’s reputation as one of Canada’s foremost humour writers.

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