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Mephibosheth Stepsure letters

by Thomas McCulloch

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Published by Carleton University Press in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas McCulloch ; edited by Gwendolyn Davies.
SeriesCentre for Editing Early Canadian Texts series ;, 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/11723 (P), PR9199
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxi, 437 p. :
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1599229M
ISBN 100886290422, 0886290449
LC Control Number91133461

She has published or edited six books and over sixty articles and book chapters on pre Atlantic literature and on the history of the book in Canada. Books include Studies in Maritime Literary History and a scholarly edition of Thomas McCulloch's The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters. edited seven books, amongst them a scholarly edition of Thomas McCulloch’s The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters, Studies in Maritime Literary History and Fiction Treasures by Maritime Writers: Best-Selling Novelists From Canada’s Maritime Provinces

From Thomas McCulloch, The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters () From Seba Smith, The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing, of Downingville () From Charles Augustus Davis, Letters of J. Downing, Major, Downingville Militia, Second Brigade (). From Thomas McCulloch, The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters () From Seba Smith, The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing, of Downingville () From Charles Augustus Davis, Letters of J. Downing, Major, Downingville Militia, Second Brigade () From Matthew St. Clair Clarke, Sketches and Eccentricities.

McCulloch was the author of the Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure, later known as The Stepsure Letters. The letters were first published in the Acadian Recorder from to [4] and are considered to be the first major work of Canadian humour.   Next week: We travel back in time (not literally) to the heady days of pre-Confederation humour to grapple with the early Maritime satire of Thomas McCulloch's Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure.


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The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published in the Acadian Reader, a Hali 2/5.

The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters Ceect Series 7 Series Volume 7 of Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts Ottawa: Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts series Issue 7 of Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts series: Author: Thomas McCulloch: Editor: Gwendolyn Davies: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, ISBN.

The explanatory notes inThe Mephibosheth Stepsure Lettersreflect a good deal about both Thomas McCulloch and the British North American province that was the chief subject of these of the annotations identify quotations from or allusions to the Bible, particularly the Old Testament, which McCulloch knew intimately, as he did literary works such asThe IliadandPilgrim’s.

Genre/Form: Electronic books Fiction Humor: Additional Physical Format: Print version: McCulloch, Thomas, Mephibosheth Stepsure letters. Ottawa: Carleton. McGill-Queen’s University Press. Originally published in the Acadian Reader, a Halifax newspaper, in the early s, the letters earned for their author the distinction of being called "the founder of genuine Canadian humour" by Mephibosheth Stepsure letters book Frye.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: M'Culloch, Thomas, Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure. Halifax, N.S.: H.W. Blackadar, (OCoLC) By satirizing the dialect, habits, and foibles of Nova Scotians, or Bluenoses, Thomas McCulloch, in his serialized Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure (–22), and Thomas Chandler Haliburton, in The Clockmaker (–36), featuring the brash Yankee peddler Sam Slick, adroitly brought their region to life and helped found the genre of folk humour.

The Mephibosheth Stepsure letters book Stepsure Letters (Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts) by Thomas McCulloch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at McCulloch's best-known literary works, The Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure were his humorous attempts to cajole his neighbours into improving their attitudes towards life.

jw Mephibosheth also comes to plead his case, and David gives him an equal inheritance with Ziba. jw She has authored, edited, or co-edited seven books, including a scholarly edition of Thomas McCulloch’s The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters; Studies in Maritime Literary History; Canadian Poetry: From the Beginnings Through the First World War (with Carole Gerson); and Fiction Treasures by Maritime Writers: Best-Selling Novelists From Canada.

Thomas McCulloch, educator, theologian, author (b at Ferenze, Scot ; d at Halifax 9 Sept ). One of the most prominent educators and theologians in the Maritimes, McCulloch was a prolific letter writer, as well as the author of books on theology and Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure.

22 December, — Thomas McCulloch () began his first series of satirical Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure (16 published anonymously) in the.

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From: Thomas McCulloch, [Letters of Mephibosheth Stepsure to the Editors of the Acadian Recorder]: Letter 1: Acadian Recorder, IX, no. 51 (Decem ), 2; Letter Acadian Recorder, X, no. 19 ( ), McCulloch. Letter 1. Gentlemen: Happening one day to call upon Parson Drone, the clergyman of our town, I found him administering his old, standard consolation to my.

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