CHRISTMAS WITH STEPHEN LEACOCK: REFLECTIONS ON THE YULETIDE SEASON.

By: Leacock, Stephen. Introduction by Prof. Ralph L. Curry.

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111 pp, small 4to (9 7/8" H). "(A) collection of Yuletide stories, some of them being published for the very first time. Written during the interval between the two World Wars, through the Great Depression and on into the deeply troubled times that preceded the outbreak of World War II, Stephen Leacock's observant eye and brilliant use of satire reminds us even today of the need to cast aside our differences and truly celebrate the meaning of the Christmas season, with the intention of carrying this meaning into our daily lives.". Includes: Christmas Rapture; First Aid to the Christmas Tourist; Merry Christmas, Mars; Christmas Fiction and National Friction; Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas; The Errors of Santa Claus; A Blighted Christmas; The Christmas Ghost; War-Time Santa Claus; Scenes from a Renovated Christmas, etc. Interior - previous owner's bookplate and gift inscription on free front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight. Exterior - light edge wear, minor rubbing, 1" x 1/2" area of cover surface missing from rear cover at fore edge, old price label on rear cover. Spine flat and uncreased.

Title: CHRISTMAS WITH STEPHEN LEACOCK: REFLECTIONS ON THE YULETIDE SEASON.

Author Name: Leacock, Stephen. Introduction by Prof. Ralph L. Curry.

Categories: Holidays & Celebrations, Humor, Literature,

Publisher: Toronto, Natural Heritage/Natural History: 1988

ISBN Number: 0920474470

ISBN Number 13: 9780920474471

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good -

Seller ID: 2979

Keywords: Christmas, Stephen Leacock, Humor, Humorists, Canadian authors, Santa Claus, Yuletide, Early 20th Century, Satire, Meaning of Christmas, Mapriposa, Humour.,