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Canadian humour and satire

Canadian humour and satire

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian wit and humor,
  • Satire, Canadian

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 121-122.

    Statementedited by Theresa Ford.
    SeriesThemes in Canadian literature
    ContributionsFord, Theresa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9197.8 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4944340M
    ISBN 100770512631
    LC Control Number76371960

      Humor is an integral part of the Canadian identity, and we have a truly unique way of looking at ourselves, poking fun at our own stereotypes with irony, parody, and satire. What a nation finds funny, and how it embraces humor, is key to Pages: This site is for entertainment purposes only. "How to Spot a Canadian" is filled with humour, satire, hyperbole, parody and sarcasm. All statements here should be taken with a grain of salt or a bottle of maple syrup, whatever the case may be.

      Made-in-Canada-Humour is an interdisciplinary survey and analysis of Canadian humour and humorists in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book focuses on a variety of genres. It includes celebrated Canadian writers and poets with ironic and satiric perspectives; oral storytellers of tall tales in the country and the city; newspaper print humorists; representative Pages: Canadian Satire, Humour and Hard-Hitting News Conservatives Provide Open, Accountable Government for Minus 17 Minutes Fatigued from 12 plus years of Liberal rule, Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party won power on January 23 by promising Canadians change.

    The serial publication of The Clockmaker in launched Canadian judge Thomas Chandler Haliburton to literary fame. A broad satire with a garrulous, deceitful American The Tragedy of Tragedies. Best known today for the novels Joseph Andrews and Tom Jones, Henry Fielding was just as renowned in his own time as a prolific and.   More satire, please, we're Canadian. Fallis also submitted his own book to the judges of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. The Best Laid Plans is not the best book of political satire.


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- Explore atomick1's board "Canadian Humour" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Meanwhile in canada, Canadian things and Humor. Canadians like to make fun of themselves, the book notes. “Humour and satire about the experience of Indigenous, racialized, refugee and immigration peoples and their experiences is growing in.Author’s hotline: +44 (0) novum publishing Alpha House Borough High Street London, SE1 1LB [email protected] Fallis knows funny.

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