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Literary Criticism General

Stephen Leacock

A Reappraisal

edited by David Staines

Publisher
University of Ottawa Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1986
Category
General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780776616940
    Publish Date
    Jan 1986
    List Price
    $9.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780776601465
    Publish Date
    Jan 1986
    List Price
    $15.00
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780776601809
    Publish Date
    Jan 1986
    List Price
    $15.00

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This collection of essays explores the many dimensions of the writings of Stephen Leacock, the well-loved Canadian author of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town.

About the author

Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, David Staines specializes in medieval literature and culture and Canadian literature and culture. In the former, he has published Tennyson’s Camelot: The Idylls of the King and Its Medieval Sources, and translated The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes; in the latter, he published The Canadian Imagination: Dimensions of a Literary Culture, The Forty-Ninth and Other Parallels: Contemporary Canadian Perspectives, and The Letters of Stephen Leacock. He has also edited volumes on Morley Callaghan, Stephen Leacock and Margaret Laurence, and co-edited volumes of the writings of Northrop Frye and Marshall McLuhan. A long-time friend of Carol Shields, he wrote Carol Shields: Cultural Context, a part of Library and Archives Canada’s Web exhibition Canadian Writers.

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