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Author: Agnes Repplier
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In her heyday, renowned essayist Agnes Repplier was one of the most influential literary voices in the United States. In the engaging volume Americans and Others, Repplier turns her trademark wit and insight toward her native country and explores subjects pertaining to the American sensibility, ranging from humor to etiquette and beyond.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Repplier, Agnes.
Americans and Others.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Repplier
ISBN: 9781775562504 1775562506
OCLC Number: 854973636
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (151 pages).
Essays.
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Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A question of politeness --
The mission of humour --
Goodness and gayety --
The nervous strain --
The girl graduate --
The estranging sea --
Travellers' tales --
The chill of enthusiasm --
The temptation of Eve --
The greatest of these is charity --
The customary correspondent --
The benefactor --
The condescension of borrowers --
The grocer's cat.
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In her heyday, renowned essayist Agnes Repplier was one of the most influential literary voices in the United States. In the engaging volume Americans and Others, Repplier turns her trademark wit and insight toward her native country and explores subjects pertaining to the American sensibility, ranging from humor to etiquette and beyond.

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