Humorous Case of the Lost Dollar

Dalai, Dhriti Ray
November 2011
Muse India;Nov/Dec2011, Issue 40, p51
Academic Journal
The article discusses various issues related to humorous literary works of Stephen Butler Leacock. It is stated that Stephen Butler Leacock was a Canadian humorist, short story writer, essayist, biographer, and political economist. It is mentioned that Leacock's inimitable comic style, with its blending of British understatement and American sense of humour and overstatement, made him the most admired humorist writing in English between 1910 and 1925. For many years his literary significance was disregarded by scholars, and some critics considered his work deficient in gravity and intricacy.


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