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Stephen Leacock (Leacock Stephen)

( Canadian writer, economist and historian, widely known absurd, humorous and satirical works.)

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(1869-1944)
Stephen Butler Leacock was born December 30, 1869 in Suonmore (county of Hampshire, England). In 1876 he moved to the province of Ontario (Canada). He graduated from Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto. In 1903 received his doctorate in economics and political science at the University of Chicago. From 1901 he taught at McGill University (Montreal), in 1908-1936 headed in the same Faculty of Economics and Political Science.
Subjects prose Leacock diverse, the most famous of his humorous stories. Among the best - the first book, Literary blots (Literary Lapses, 1910). Other notable examples of the genre - novels Chepuhovye (Nonsense Novels, . 1911), . Risible etudes small town (Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, . 1912), . Traveling with the idle rich in rural areas (Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, . 1914) and my wonderful uncle (My Remarkable Uncle, . 1942),
. He wrote also belong to a historical sketch of Montreal: Seaport and City (Montreal: Seaport and City, . 1942), . Our political science monograph on the British Empire (Our British Empire, . 1940), . biography of Charles Dickens (1933), . Works on economy, . Geography, . education and literary criticism,
. Total Leacock published 61 book.

He died in Toronto March 28, 1944.


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