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Books and Men
Agnes Repplier
$29.00

Agnes Repplier (April 1, 1855 – December 15, 1950) was an American essayist.  She became one of America’s chief representatives of the discursive essay, displaying wide reading and apt quotation. Her writings contain literary criticism as well as comments on contemporary life. Her published books include Books and Men (1888); Points of View (1891); Essays in Miniature (1892); Essays in Idleness (1893); In the Dozy Hours (1894); Varia (1897); Philadelphia: The Place and the People (1898); The Fireside Sphinx (1901); Compromises (1904); In Our Convent Days (1905); A Happy Half Century (1908); Americans and Others (1912); The Cat (1912); Counter Currents (1915); J. William White, M.D.; a Biography (1919); Points of Friction (1920); Under Dispute (1924); Life of Pere Marquette (1929); Mere Marie of the Ursulines (1931); To Think of Tea (1931); Times and Tendencies (1931); Junipero Serra (1933); Agnes Irwin (1934); In Pursuit of Laughter (1936); and Eight Decades (1937).

‘Books and Men’ looks at children, discussing how they are brought up, and how they are affected by what they read as they are growing up.

Publisher:
Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Publish Date:
1898
Pages:
228
Format:
hardcover
ISBN:
Price:
$29.00

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