Agnes Repplier

Agnes Repplier

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Repplier, Agnes, 1858-1950, American essayist, b. Philadelphia. Her essays, esteemed for their scholarship and wit, are collected in several volumes, including Books and Men (1888), Points of Friction (1920), and To Think of Tea! (1932). She also wrote biographical studies of Jacques Marquette (1929), Marie de l'Incarnation (1931), and Junípero Serra (1933), and a historical study of types of humor, In Pursuit of Laughter (1936).
Agnes Repplier (April 1 1855November 15 1950) was an American essayist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her essays are esteemed for their scholarship and wit.

Bibliography

Essay collections

  • 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)
  • Points of Friction (1920)
  • Under Dispute (1924)
  • To Think of Tea! (1931)
  • Times and Tendencies (1931)
  • In Pursuit of Laughter (1936)
  • Eight Decades (1937)

Biographical studies

Misc.

  • In Pursuit of Laughter (1936), a historical study of types of humor.

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