Bush, Douglas. “Stephen Leacock.” In The Canadian Imagination: Dimensions of a Literary Culture, edited by David Staines. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1977. An attempt to place the author within the broader context and development of Canadian literature.
Davies, Robertson. Stephen Leacock. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1970. A short introduction to the author and his work, written for the Canadian Writers series by a well-known Canadian novelist and critic.
Legate, David M. Stephen Leacock: A Biography. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1970. An early biography by a journalist, literary critic, and friend.
Lynch, Gerald. Stephen Leacock: Humour and Humanity. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1988. A study of Leacock’s political and literary ideas through the analysis of his two best-known works, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich.
Moritz, Albert, and Theresa Moritz. Stephen Leacock: His Remarkable Life. Markham, Ont.: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2002. An intellectual biography connecting Leacock to the major events and ideas of his time.
Spadoni, Carl. A Bibliography of Stephen Leacock. Toronto: ECW Press, 1998. The definitive bibliography of the author’s work.
Staines, David, ed. Stephen Leacock: A Reappraisal. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1986. A collection of critical essays on the man and his work.