Stephen Leacock


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Canadian economist best remembered for his humorous writings (1869-1944)

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title role of The Little Opera Company's staging of Merry Christmas, Stephen Leacock
The campaign itself began in earnest in early 1921 at a dinner hosted by Stephen Leacock at the McGill University Club for Pelham Edgar, John Murray Gibbon, and B.
She risked writing an adult work, Kiss the Joy as It Flies, which was shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.
The Northern Irish trio of brothers Owen and Enda Strathern and drummer Stephen Leacock spent 2009 on the road playing headline shows, support tours with the likes of The Enemy and The Answer, and performing at festivals such as Download and Glastonbury.
General Fiasco feature Owen Strathern on vocals/bass, brother Enda on guitar and Stephen Leacock on drums.
Stephen Leacock, left, met Enda, centre, and Owen Strathern at school
Stephen Leacock does not get much scholarly attention, which is somewhat surprising considering his prolific output of over sixty books and hundreds of articles and pamphlets and his place in Canadian literary history.
The shortlist has been announced for this year's CAD10,000 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal.
Using case studies of Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, and earlier authors Pauline Johnson, Stephen Leacock, Mazo de la Roche, and Lucy Maud Montgomery, she discusses how each has responded to fame and how citizenship has played a key role.
Like the great Canadian humourist, Stephen Leacock, he knew instinctively the value of kindly contemplating the incongruous.
He was awarded the Stephen Leacock Prize for Poetry in 1996.
Reviewed by Michael Smith, Department of Sociology, McGill University, Stephen Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, PQ, Canada H3A 2T7; Telephone: (514) 398-6868, Fax: (514) 398-3403; E-mail: smith@leacock.
I find the harder I work the more I have of it" - Stephen Leacock, Canadian humorist.
He starts off with a lengthy anecdote about auto mechanics and the economy and then moves on to quote Stephen Leacock on how books on economics are so dull they should never be read in a hammock.
Other outstanding parodists are Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Stephen Leacock, E.