Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour by Will FergusonPenguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour by Will Ferguson

Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour

byWill Ferguson

Paperback | March 6, 2007

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The Penguin Anthology of Canadian Humour brings together a diverse and entertaining collection of the best humour writing. These seventy-one distinctly Canadian selections from fifty-four extraordinary writers represent over a century’s worth of accomplishments in this unique literary genre.

Will Ferguson’s marvellous anthology features humour pieces from early twentieth-century writers such as Bob Edwards and Stephen Leacock, who defined the very essence of humour. Ferguson also includes a wide selection of writing by some of our best-known authors from throughout the twentieth century to the present: Douglas Coupland, Robertson Davies, Mavis Gallant, Thomas King, W.P. Kinsella, Stuart McLean, Paul Quarrington, and Miriam Toews, to name a few.

Travel writer and novelist Will Ferguson is the author of several award-winning memoirs, including Beyond Belfast, about a 560-mile walk across Northern Ireland in the rain; Hitching Rides With Buddha, about an end-to-end journey across Japan by thumb; and most recently the humour collection Canadian Pie, which includes his travels fro...
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Title:Penguin Anthology Of Canadian HumourFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 1.3 inPublished:March 6, 2007Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143053663

ISBN - 13:9780143053668

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from good funny collection of humour
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very funny lots of laughs in this one
Date published: 2017-07-22

Editorial Reviews

"A delicious smorgasbord that ranges from the standard to the surprising."—The Globe and Mail"The Penguin Anthology of Canadian Humour is an essential newcomer to our national book scene ... a must-have for the Canadian reader’s library."—The Tribune"You don’t merely read this book, you immerse yourself in it, spend an entire day just leafing through its pages. A wonderful, wonderful anthology."—The Chronicle-Herald"A lot of fun."—Times Colonist