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Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town

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Author: Stephen Leacock
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan
ISBN:
Size: 20.25 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages :
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Book Description: Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature.


Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town Scholar S Choice Edition

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Author: Stephen Leacock
Publisher: Scholar's Choice
ISBN: 9781296057220
Size: 43.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Languages : en
Pages : 176
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Book Description: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


Christmas In Mariposa

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Author: Jamie Lamb
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co
ISBN: 1772032859
Size: 56.59 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Humor
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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Book Description: A funny and heart-warming tribute to Canada’s most famous small town, and its most celebrated humourist, Stephen Leacock. Many Canadians grew up in small towns, or at least in neighbourhoods that acted like small towns. But what if you grew up in Canada’s most famous small town—Stephen Leacock’s Mariposa? This was the world that journalist Jamie Lamb was raised in, the actual place that inspired Leacock’s Canadian classic, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town,over a century ago. The Mariposa of Lamb’s time was slightly different, yet it still embodied the heart and soul, the eccentricities and the bizarre local customs of Leacock’s sketches. Christmas in Mariposa is a celebration of that town and its people. It tells of secret gardens, special rinks, oddball hotels, remarkable foods, fast boats and sunken aircraft, Christmas Eve fireworks, and the best Christmas office party in the country. It describes a place where Christmas could be celebrated in summer with a Baby Jesus look-alike contest, Canada’s only officially sanctioned reindeer races, and the Three Wise Men arriving with gifts by parachute. It transports readers to a world where where Gordie Howe once dropped by for a skate, and Glenn Gould regularly came to eat a well-done steak and six Parker House rolls slathered in butter at a Chinese restaurant. Jamie Lamb’s Mariposa is timeless and quintessentially Canadian.


The One And The Many

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Author: Gerald Lynch
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802083975
Size: 49.17 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 239
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Book Description: This wide-ranging volume has much to say about the continuing relationship between place and identity in Canadian literature and culture.".


Canadian Cultural Poesis

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Author: Sheila Petty
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 0889204861
Size: 24.72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 524
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Book Description: Annotation Examining culture as social identity, this collection explores issues such as gender, technology, cultural ethnicity, and regionalism in four general areas: the media, individual and national identity, languages, and cultural dissent.


Stephen Leacock S Mariposa

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Author: Daphne Mainprize
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459707613
Size: 80.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 112
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Book Description: The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Stephen Leacock's Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. In words and pictures, author Daphne Mainprize takes the reader on a walking tour of Orillia, Ontario, the inspiration for Leacock's fabled Mariposa.


Unsettling Stories

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Author: Victoria Kuttainen
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818127
Size: 22.81 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 398
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Book Description: The first study of the synergies between postcolonialism and the genre of the short story composite, Unsettling Stories considers how the form of the interconnected short story collection is well suited to expressing thematic aspects of postcolonial writing on settler terrain. Unique for its comparative considerations of American, Canadian, and Australian literature within the purview of postcolonial studies, this is also a considered study of the difficult place of the postcolonial settler subject within academic debates and literature. Close readings of work by Tim Winton, Margaret Laurence, William Faulkner, Stephen Leacock, Sherwood Anderson, Olga Masters, Scott R. Sanders, Thea Astley, Tim O’Brien and Sandra Birdsell are positioned alongside critical discussions of postcolonial theory to show how awkward affiliations of individuals to place, home, nation, culture, and history expressed in short story composites can be usefully positioned within the broader context of settler colonialism and its aftermath.


Stephen Leacock

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Author: David Staines
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776601466
Size: 62.51 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 172
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Book Description: Untestable Inferences: Post-Structuralism and Leacock's Achievement in Sunshine Sketches of a Little TownThe Achievement of Stephen Leacock; Stephen Leacock: The Writer and His Writings; Notes; Contributors.