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My Financial Career and Other Follies

Stephen Leacock

My Financial Career and Other Follies

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Humor

  • Edition Notes

    New Canadian Library

    ContributionsDavid Staines (Afterword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9395707M
    ISBN 100613710312
    ISBN 109780613710312

    Widely recognized as Canada's finest literary humorist, Stephen Leacock was a prolific author, publishing over sixty books during his lifetime, in addition to countless articles and pamphlets. He was also a devoted correspondent, writing hundreds of letters to friends, relatives, and business associates. Illustrated with several original photographs, The Letters of Stephen Leacock . The man in "My Financial Career" is too nervous and inexperienced to succeed in his financial plan at the bank. The people in the bank particularly the manager and the accountant do not help him because the man said everything about the bank rattled him in the first sentence of the story. My Financial Career and Other Follies, Stephen Leacock. A collection of witty stories from the Canadian humorist. A collection of witty stories from the Canadian humorist.


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I keep my money in cash in my trousers pocket and my savings in silver dollars in a sock. My Financial Career was featured as The Short Story of the Day on Thu, This story is featured in our collection of Short-Short Stories to read when you have five minutes to spare.8/ Complete summary of Stephen Leacock's My Financial Career.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of My Financial Career. An ordinary fellow trembles at the thought of. This original NCL collection brings together Leacock's comic masterpieces, the many varieties of his remarkable humour.

In one story a young man is seized by fear as he attempts to open his first bank account. In another, Lord Ronald, the beloved. My financial career and other follies. [Stephen Leacock] My financial career. --The awful fate of Melpomenus Jones.

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-- My revelations as a spy. -- Personal adventures in the spirit. About My Financial Career and Other Follies. This original NCL collection brings together Leacock’s comic masterpieces, the many varieties of his remarkable humour. In one story a young man is seized by fear as he attempts to open his first bank account.

My Financial Career. COMMENTARY | TEXT. It is to laugh. Not much to say about this classic bit of humour. It's scarcely three pages long. You can read it on this site in a few minutes, although I'd encourage you to dip into one of the collections of Stephen Leacock's stories that are often led by this famous, if slight, piece.

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Staines studied at the University of Toronto, where he obtained a BA inand at Harvard University, where he obtained an MA in and a PhD in He currently serves as a Professor of English at the University of Ottawa.

He has written or edited more than 15 books on medieval culture and literature, /5. Stephen Leacock (). My Financial Career. Lionel Strachey, et al., eds.

The World's Wit and Humor: An Anthology in Fifteen Volumes. Title: My Financial Career And Other Follies Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Octo Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Language: English. My Financial Career and Other Follies.

por Stephen Leacock,David Staines. New Canadian Library ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : Mcclelland & Stewart.

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Any queries, complaints, and corrections will be enthusiastically entertained. His short story A Lesson on the Links: The Application of Mathematics to Golf is included in the book My Financial Career and Other Follies which I will be reviewing in the next couple of weeks.

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Leacock wrote so many stories and articles in so many styles that it's foolish to try to sum up his techniques in a few phrases. In "My Financial Career", for example, the humour arises from the reader being able to identify with the narrator from the get-go.

My Financial Career and Other Follies 39 copies; The Canadian Children's Treasury (Contributor, some editions) 37 copies; Behind the Beyond 36 copies; Last Leaves 30 copies; Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels 24 copies, 2 reviews; Unsolved Mysteries of the Arctic (Introduction) 23 copies, 1 review; A Book of Essays (Contributor) 23 copies.

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