Author:Agnes Repplier

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) (external scan)
  • The Fireside Sphinx (1901)
  • In Our Convent Days (1905) (external scan)
  • 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 collectionsEdit

Individual essaysEdit

Biographical studiesEdit

  • "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)



  • "Memoirs and Biographies" in Counsel upon the Reading of Books (1900)
  • "What is Patriotism?"
  • "The Russian Bogyman" in The Book of the Homeless (1916)
  • Note in A Book of Drawings by William Makepeace Thackeray: A series of metamorphoses made in Philadelphia, 1853, for the children of William B. Reed (The Pennell Club, 1925)

As editorEdit

  • 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 RepplierEdit

  • "Agnes Repplier" by Harrison S. Morris (The Book Buyer, January 1894)
  • Agnes Repplier: Lady of Letters (1949) by George Stewart Stokes (external scan)
  • 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, 1926.

The author died in 1950, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also 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.