Stephen Leacock's satiric masterpiece Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town captures "the Empire forever" mentality that marked Anglo-Canadian life in the early decades of the twentieth century. Historian Margaret Macmillanwhose books Women of the Raj and Paris 1919 cast fresh light on the colonial legacyhas great affection for Leacock's gentle wit and sharp-eyed insight. The renowned historian examines Leacock's life as a poor but ambitious student who rose to become an economist, celebrated academic, and, most importantly, the beloved humorist who taught Canadians to laugh at themselves.
Generi Storia e Biografie » Biografie Diari e Memorie » Personaggi storici, politici e militari » Scrittori, poeti e letterati » Storia delle Americhe , Romanzi e Letterature » Autobiografie e biografie letterarie
Editore Penguin Canada
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