Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour

March 6, 2007|
Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour by Will Ferguson
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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...
Title:Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour
Product dimensions:496 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:496 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 1.3 in
Published:March 6, 2007
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143053668

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