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Agnes Repplier, a memoir

Emma Repplier Witmer

Agnes Repplier, a memoir

by Emma Repplier Witmer

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Published by Dorrance in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • Repplier, Agnes, -- 1855-1950

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    Statementby her niece Emma Repplier (Mrs. Lightner Witmer)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14528417M
    LC Control Number57011237

    Agnes Repplier's niece, Emma Repplier, published Agnes Repplier: A Memoir, in , telling the story of her aunt's childhood. Agnes loved the theater. She doubted if any of her books would. LibriVox recording of IN OUR CONVENT DAYS, by AGNES REPPLIER. Read by Mary Schneider. With her usual wit and charm, Ms. Repplier recalls her days at Eden Hall, the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Torresdale, north of Philadelphia. She shares the highlights (and some of the low lights) of her time there.

      Yet her books are entirely out of print. In his collection of Repplier’s essays, American Austen: The Forgotten Writings of Agnes Repplier, historian John Lukacs resurrects a lost American talent. Repplier offers an embarrassment of riches for the editor. She wrote memoirs of convent life, biographies of missionaries, histories of laughter.   Girl Reading, Winslow Homer, by Agnes Repplier. In reading the recently published Memoirs and Correspondence of John Murray, a very interesting and valuable piece of biography, albeit somewhat lengthy for these hurried days, we are forcibly impressed with one surprising truth which we were far from suspecting in our ignorance namely, that the publisher’s life, like the .

    Enjoy the best Agnes Repplier Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Agnes Repplier, American Writer, Born April 1, Share with your friends.   Few, for instance, have heard now of Agnes Repplier, yet not that long ago—and for fully sixty years—she was widely recognized as unexcelled among American essayists. Essayist, critic, and wit, from her first published writing in until her death in Agnes Repplier dominated nonfiction prose with a rare combination of a generous.


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Agnes Repplier: Lady of Letters / by: Stokes, George Stewart., Published: () Agnes Agnes Repplier A Study of Her Life and Role As Dean of American Essayists. by: Cavanaugh, Mary Hortense, Sister. Published: () Samuel McChord Crothers and Agnes Repplier As Essayists.

Agnes Repplier: Lady of Letters () by George Stewart Stokes (external scan) Agnes Repplier: A Memoir () by her niece Emma Repplier (Mrs. Lightner Witmer) (external scan) Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, This is a delightful memoir.

The story of what it is like to be a small child at a convent boarding school. Agnes Repplier narrates the tale with a keen and witty remembrance of her school days spent with about half a dozen close friends. They get into scrapes together and have crushes on the older girls/5(2).

On a site given by the Company of New Agnes Repplier to the Ursulines (nuns) who landed in Quebec inwas founded ina convent distroyed by fire inand rebuilt in This story is about. Author: Agnes Repplier Title: Essays in Idleness Binding: hardcover, no jacket Size: about 7" x 9" Pagination: pp Published: reprinted by Greenwood Press, (though given the presence of an ISBN, this may be a printing; it's not marked as such) Condition: Very good; lacks a jacket; interior very clean, binding strong ISBN: A modern hardcover facsimile of an Seller Rating: % positive.

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Books and Men book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from Books and MenAS a result of the modern tendency to de sert th /5(2). The only clue I've come across so far is in the book by Emma Repplier Witmer, Agnes Repplier, a memoir (Dorrance & Company, Philadelphia, ), where it is stated that he "emigrated to this country from Lorraine to escape high taxes".

We are not aware of. Agnes received academic degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. Agnes wrote many books over the years such as Books and Men, Points of View, In Pursuit of Laughter, and Eight Decades.

Her memoir, Agnes Repplier: A Memoir, was written by her niece, Emma Repplier Witmer. Agnes Repplier: | | | |Agnes Repplier| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

Agnes Repplier's niece, Emma Repplier, published Agnes Repplier: A Memoir, intelling the story of her aunt's childhood. Agnes loved the theater. Agnes. Agnes Repplier, a memoir, by: Witmer, Emma Repplier.

Published: () Agnes Repplier A Study of Her Life and Role As Dean of American Essayists. by: Cavanaugh, Mary Hortense, Sister. Published: () Samuel McChord Crothers and Agnes Repplier As Essayists.

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REPPLIER, Agnes. Born 1 AprilPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania; died 16 DecemberPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania. Daughter of John G. and Ages Mathias Repplier. Agnes Repplier did not learn to read until she was almost ten. Her formal education was limited to two years at the Convent of the Sacred Heart and three terms at Miss Irwin's School in Philadelphia.Repplier convinced Houghton, Mifflin to publish a collection of seven of her early essays in her first book, Books and Men ().

As Geore Stewart Stokes puts it in his biography, Agnes Repplier: Lady Of Letters (available on the Internet Archive), “she had become convinced that a book is a necessary form of advertisement for a.About this Item: Literary Guild of America, New York, Hardcover.

Condition: Good. sun bleaching to spine cloth and board edges, some edge wear; Mere Marie of the Ursalines was a nun who founded a convent and school for native girls in Quebec in ; this book wavers between a biography of sorts of Mere Marie and a general history of the turbulent relations between the French and native.