Author:Agnes Repplier

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Agnes Repplier

American essayist born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her essays are esteemed for their scholarship and wit.

Agnes Repplier


  • Philadelphia: The Place and the People (1898) IA
  • The Fireside Sphinx (1901)
  • In Our Convent Days (1905) IA
  • Germany and Democracy (1914; with J. William White)
  • The Promise of the Bell: Christmas in Philadelphia (1924)
  • To Think of Tea! (1932)
  • In Pursuit of Laughter (1936) a historical study of types of humor

Essay collections[edit]

Individual essays[edit]

Biographical studies[edit]

  • "Horace Howard Furness"
  • J. William White, M.D.: A Biography (1919)
  • Père Marquette: Priest, Pioneer and Adventurer (1929) (Jacques Marquette)
  • Mère Marie of the Ursulines: A Study in Adventure (1931) (Marie de l'Incarnation)
  • Junípero Serra:Pioneer Colonist of California (1933)
  • Agnes Irwin: A Biography (1934)



As editor[edit]

  • A Book of Famous Verse (1892)
  • For Remembrance: A little record of loyalty and fidelity made with much love by the Children of Eden (1901)
  • The Cat (1912)

Works about Repplier[edit]

  • "Agnes Repplier" by Harrison S. Morris (The Book Buyer, January 1894)
  • Agnes Repplier: Lady of Letters (1949) by George Stewart Stokes IA
  • Agnes Repplier: A Memoir (1957) 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, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1950, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 72 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.