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Sunshine sketches of a little town.

Stephen Leacock

Sunshine sketches of a little town.

Introd. by Malcolm Ross.

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in [Toronto] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNew Canadian library, no. 15
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21199887M

  The Paperback of the Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town by Stephen Leacock at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help5/5(2). 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.

I suspect there is a historical importance to "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town." These writings first appeared in , a 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).   Sunshine Sketches of A Little Town (Book): Leacock, Stephen: Set in fictional Mariposa, an Ontario town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti, the delightful inhabitants of this city represent the people of small towns everywhere.

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. 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 artist /5(4).


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Please do yourself a favour and read it. Read it now. And read it again in a couple years. And then read it again fore the rest of your life. Read it to your kids. And they will read it to Cited by: 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/5(26). Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock.

Featured in our collection of Short Stories for High School. 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.

In Sunshine Sketches the fictional "Little Town" is Mariposa on the shore of Lake. 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. The episodic plot of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is developed through a conversation between Leacock’s chatty narrator and another resident, or former resident, of Mariposa.

The reader. Read ONE. The Hostelry of Mr. Smith of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock. The text begins: I don't know whether you know Mariposa. If not, it is of no consequence, for if you know Canada at all, you are probably well acquainted with a dozen towns just like it.

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Dark enough and dull it seems of a winter night, the wooden sidewalks creaking with the frost, and the lights burning dim behind the shop windows. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock. 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/5(K). 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.

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The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. 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. Behind-the-scenes of CBC's "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town", a two-hour tv movie based on Stephen Leacock's famous book of the same name. Check out the w. 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.

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.

This. Get this from a library! Sunshine sketches of a little town. [Stephen Leacock] -- 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.

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 this guide, all page references for Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town are cited in-text and link to the New Canadian Library version.

Because Leacock’s book is in the public domain, it can also be found for free in many formats, including digital text from Project Gutenberg and an audio version from LibriVox.