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Sunshine sketches of a little town

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Published by Scenario Productions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous,
  • Radio - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCBC Stage Series, 9
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8722542M
    ISBN 101894003209
    ISBN 109781894003209
    OCLC/WorldCa49654573

    LEACOCK, Stephen SUNSHINE SKETCHES OF A LITTLE TOWN Edition: First Canadian edition Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Red linen grain cloth stamped in black. pp (xvi), , [3]. Spine lightly sunned, Coke's Bookshop, Hamilton, rubber stamp at lower edge of front free endpaper (where sold new), light yellowing to page edges and endpapers; short tears Continue reading SUNSHINE SKETCHES .


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Sunshine Sketches is about Orillia, Ontario, Canada, where Leacock had his summer home. on Brewery Bay (he once wrote, "I have known that name, the old Brewery Bay, to make. people feel thirsty by correspondence as far away as Nevada.") His home is now maintained. as a historic site by the town of by: Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a Canadian national treasure.

Like all works of this master humourist it is extremely funny. Lovers of literature might be appalled by this book for how frivolous it is. Sunshine sketches of a little town book characters are one dimensional all being essentially designed to set up the punch line /5.

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 26 ratings. See all 97 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(13). Like Sherwood Anderson's Windesburg, Ohio, Stephen Leacock's Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town () is a sequence of short stories or vignettes about the people that populate a small town.

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a series of vignettes by Canadian author Stephen Leacock. The book was written about many small towns near Lake Superior but is set in the fictional town of Mariposa.

The vignettes create a portrait of the town and many characters within it, and the tone is humorous, if a bit sarcastic. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: City and town life -- Fiction Subject: Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Category: Text: audio books by Jane Austen.

Read Preface of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Sunshine sketches of a little town book Stephen Leacock. The text begins: I know no way in which a writer may more fittingly introduce his work to the public than by giving a brief account of who and what he is.

By this means some of the blame for what he has done is very properly shifted to the extenuating circumstances of his life. In his masterpiece Sunshine Sketches Sunshine sketches of a little town book a Little Town, Leacock’s lifelong interests in economics and political science merge, resulting in a thematic unity not found in most of his other books.

About the Author. Award-winning Canadian humorist and writer Stephen Leacock () was the author of more than 50 literary works, and between and was the most popular humorist in the English-speaking world.

Leacock s fictional works include classics like Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, /5(20). Not that the little town is always gay or Sunshine sketches of a little town book bright in the sunshine.

There never was such a place for Sunshine sketches of a little town book its character with the season. Dark enough and dull it seems of a winter night, the Sunshine sketches of a little town book sidewalks creaking with the frost, and the lights burning dim behind the shop windows.

The great Canadian reading list: books to read for Canada ; Stephen Leacock is the grandfather of Canadian humour writing, and Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is his most important work. His most famous book, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, chronicles life in the fictional community of Mariposa, modelled on Orillia, Ontario, where Leacock spent many summers.

It’s a brilliant satire about small towns, small-town people, and small-town occurrences. Affectionately combining both the idyllic and ironic, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is Stephen Leacock's most beloved book. Set in fictional Mariposa, an Ontario town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti, these sketches present a remarkable range of characters: some irritating, some exasperating, some foolhardy, but all endearing.

Painted with the skilful brushstrokes of a great comic /5(4). Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town was published in Set in the fictional town of Mariposa in Canada, which is peopled by a delightful assortment of characters, the book has proved to be an enduring classic in the humor genre.3/5(1).

In Canada, there exists a little town named Mariposa, but the name doesn’t matter, for there are many other towns just like it. Although the Canadian census puts its population down as aroundthe inhabitants inflate the number to To the unaccustomed eye, Mariposa is a quiet, peaceful town.

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of. About Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Affectionately combining both the idyllic and ironic, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is Stephen Leacock’s most beloved book.

Set in fictional Mariposa, an Ontario town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti, these sketches present a remarkable range of characters: some irritating, some exasperating, some foolhardy, but all endearing. Leacock's present fame rests mostly on one book, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, first published inand reissued this fall in a beautiful new illustrated edition by.

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a Canadian national treasure. Like all works of this master humourist it is extremely funny. Lovers of literature might be appalled by this book for how frivolous it is. The characters are one dimensional all being essentially designed to set up the punch lin more/5(K).

His work, like 's classic of our national humour canon, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, reveals an unfortunate fundament of the Canadian character: our ambivalence. The Paperback of the Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town by Stephen Leacock at Barnes & Noble.

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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature.

The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town /5(2). Sunshine sketches of a little town by Stephen Leacock; 39 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Satire and humour, Canadian (English), CIHM, Social life and customs, Literature, Satire et humeur canadiennes-anglaises, ICMH, Anecdotes, Satire, Fiction, Canadian Humorists, In literature, City and town life in literature, City and town life, Canadian wit and humor; Places: Canada; People.

In his book Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town was published. It was an idealized picture of a little Canadian town, modelled after the town he knew on Lake Simcoe, Orillia.

Sunshine Sketches is not a novel but, rather, a series of short stories. Leacock’s sketches serve, for me, as an example, a model, for my own prose-poetry. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. Stephen Leacock.

(4 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

Book Excerpt/5(4). Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. Stephen Leacock. Read Books, Feb 1, - Fiction - pages. 4 Reviews. This classic book contains a humorous novel based on the small towns of Canada, and will prove to be a thoroughly entertaining read.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely /5(4). Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature.

The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Leacock, Stephen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Leacock, Stephen - AbeBooks.

Buy Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town th Anniversary ed. by Stephen Leacock (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Study Guide for Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a series of short stories written by Stephen Leacock.

The Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town study guide contains a biography of Stephen Leacock, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour.

He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science. Get this from a library. Sunshine sketches of a little town. [Stephen Leacock; Carl Spadoni] -- "Set in the fictional landscape of Mariposa on the shores of Lake Wissanotti in Missinaba County, Leacock's Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town is an affectionate satire of small town life.

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Twelve episodes in the everyday life of the community of Mariposa Free shipping over $/5(5). Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: Leacock, StephenCuneo, Cyrus Ill: Books - (27).

In this lavishly illustrated gift edition, Stephen Leacock's beloved comic classic gets a fresh new look from renowned cartoonist Seth. For long-time fans of Stephen Leacock and Seth, collectors of Canadiana, as well as readers of Lemony Snicket and Chester Brown's Louis Riel.

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Start studying Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Chapter 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In the case of Sunshine Sketches, Leacock’s target is a fictitious small town in southern Ontario, which could be, and often is, compared to all other small towns across the country.

Leacock immerses the reader amidst a collection of ordinary characters who become extraordinary due to Leacock’s grasp of the comedy within human nature and.

Directed by Don McBrearty. With Pdf Hennessy, Donal Logue, Gordon Pinsent, Owen Best. Stephen Pdf recounts his growing up period in the small town of Mariposa, Ontario, located on the shores of Lake Wissanotti with its notoriously leaky holiday steamer.

It is a town similar to many other small towns in Canada with its odd assortment of residents/10(4). I suspect there is a historical importance to download pdf Sketches of a Little Town." These writings first appeared ina time when many people living in the bigger Canadian cities still remembered life in a small town.

In addition to the humorous aspects of the book, the author includes many descriptive passages concerning the atmosphere /5(27).item 8 Ebook Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock (English) Paperback Ebook F 8 - Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock (English) Paperback Book F.

$ Free shipping. About this item. Condition. Very Good. Seller Notes. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

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