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autocrat of the breakfast-table.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

autocrat of the breakfast-table.

by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Published by Sagamore Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIntrod. by Herbert Brown.
SeriesAmerican century series,, S-26
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1964 .A1 1957
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 291p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6226101M
LC Control Number57012446
OCLC/WorldCa499497

  -from The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table A superb example of a literary form that has long since fallen into disuse, this seriocomic one-sided conversation with the dictatorial "autocrat" was originally published in segments in the Atlantic Monthly magazine in and Brand: Cosimo.   This is a delightful little work. Comprising a series of articles published in the Atlantic Monthly in the s, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table is a rambling but never disjointed first-person narrative of "conversations" between the narrator (the "Autocrat" from the title) and his fellow boarders in a Boston boarding house/5(14).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Day, Richard Ellsworth, Breakfast table autocrat. Chicago, Moody Press, (OCoLC)   The Paperback of the The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help5/5(1).

  Oliver Wendell Holmes' The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table was first published serially in The Atlantic Monthly in , and in book form a year later. It is less a novel than a collection of short, idiosyncratic musings disguised as breakfast-table discussions (lectures might be a more accurate description) between the eponymous autocrat and his (semi-captive) audience - the other boarders at. the autocrat of the breakfast table Download the autocrat of the breakfast table or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the autocrat of the breakfast table book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .


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This is a delightful little work. Comprising a series of articles published in the Atlantic Monthly in the s, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table is a rambling but never disjointed first-person narrative of "conversations" between the narrator (the "Autocrat" from the title) and his fellow boarders in a Boston boarding by: The Autocrat at the Breakfast Table Paperback – November 1, by Oliver Wendell Jr.

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I was enormously disappointed in this book. If the narrator is indeed an autocrat, I'm all for revolution and bringing up the guillotine. Turgid and leaden in its delivery, not particularly funny, nor particularly wise. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table Oliver Wendell Holmes Full view - /5(2).

Later volumesThe Professor at the Breakfast-Table (), The Poet at the Breakfast-Table (), and Over the Teacups ()extend the autocrat's delightfully egotistical talks, mainly of Boston and New England, in which Holmes was, by turns, brilliantly witty and extremely serious.3/5(2). Buy The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Holmes, Oliver Wendell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). This collection, The Autocrat of the Breakfast - Table, made its initial appearance in the first issues of the Atlantic Monthly and was largely responsible for that magazine's early success.

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table: by Oliver Wendell Holmes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Two articles entitled “The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table” will be found in the “New England Magazine,” formerly published in Boston by J.

and E. Buckingham. The date of the first of these articles is Novemberand that of the second February Appears in books from Page - This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, — The venturous bark that flings On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings In gulfs enchanted, where the siren sings, And coral reefs lie bare, Where the cold sea-maids rise to.

The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table is a demonstration of New England civility in the s. I believe it went through more than 50 editions by the end of the nineteenth century, so it must have been very widely read at one time.

The book is packed with amazing observations/5(5). Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a brilliant doctor who was well known for his witty lectures at Harvard.

Also a poet and essayist, Holmes’s prose series “The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table” first appeared in the Atlantic Monthly with its inaugural issue in A year later it was published as a book.

This collection, The Autocrat of the Breakfast - Table, made its initial appearance in the first issues of the Atlantic Monthly and was largely responsible for that magazine's early success.

inventory # Seller Inventory # z More information about this seller | Contact this seller 2. The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (Alpine Edition) by Holmes, [Sr.], O.W.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Two articles entitled "The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table" will be found in the "New England Magazine," formerly published in Boston by J. T. and E. Buckingham. The date of the first of these articles is Novemberand that of the second February Pages: As the autocrat, or ruler, of the communal table, Holmes converses with his fellow boarders, including the Landlady, the Professor, the Divinity Student, and the Schoolmistress.

A vivid record of the era when Boston was the hub of America's intellectual and cultural scene, this book also offers timeless observations that range from the nature.