On the Front Line of Life

On the Front Line of Life

Stephen Leacock : Memories and Reflections, 1935-1944

Book - 2004
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In the last decade of his life, Leacock turned to writing informal essays that blended humour with a conversational style and ripened wisdom to address the issues he cared about most - education, literature, economics, Canada and its place in the world - and to confront the joys and sorrows of his own life. With an introduction that sets them in the context of his life, thoughts and times, these essays reveal a passionate, intellegent, personal Leacock, against a backdrop of Depression and war, finding hope and conveying the timeless message that only the human spirit can bring social justice, peace, and progress.

Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, c2004
ISBN: 9781550025217
155002521X
Branch Call Number: 819.452 Leaco 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 264 p
Additional Contributors: Bowker, Alan 1943-

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