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Nonsense novels.

Stephen Leacock

Nonsense novels.

Introd. [by] S. Ross Beharriell.

by Stephen Leacock

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


Edition Notes

SeriesNew Canadian library -- no. 35
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8523 E2 N6 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination155p.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16339837M

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Ten silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen se Novels by Stephen Leacock is a classic collection of hilarious literary satires which jaunts from genre to genre, gleeful mysteries, ghost stories, detective novels, and almost every other type "Maddened By Mystery or The Defective Detective", "Guido, the Gimlet of Ghent: A Romance of Chivalry", "Soaked in Seaweed or Upset in /5(10). What is Novels and Nonsense? Novels and Nonsense is a blog that is written/edited/published by Kate Bennett (aka queenkatethebrave) that broadcasts her love of books to the world and encourages readers of all ages to dive deeper into their adoration of books as well. It is a series of book reviews, book-writing tips/tricks, and other content.

8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody gives away it's genre: Soaked in Seaweed or, Upset in the Ocean; Maddened by Mystery: or, The Defective Detective; "Q.".   Nonsense literature, often called literary nonsense, is a sub-genre of absurdist fiction. To be considered nonsense literature, a book must use sensible and nonsensical elements to defy language conventions or logical reasoning. Nonsense verse is the most common form of literary nonsense, but it can come in just about any form of fiction.


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