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Published by Ticknor and Fields in Boston .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS1964 .A1 1868
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Paginationviii, 373 p.
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24235135M
LC Control Number17014656

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table () is The autocrat of the breakfast-table. book collection of essays written by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

The essays were originally published in The Atlantic Monthly in and before being collected in book form. The author had written two essays with the same name which were published in the earlier The New-England Magazine in November and Februarywhich are alluded to in a Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

This is a The autocrat of the breakfast-table. book 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 Cited by: The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table is the kind of book that demands to be read at a leisurely pace.

If you get greedy and consume too much of it at once, you'll be turned off the taste for a month/5. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table: by Oliver Wendell Holmes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Originally published inThe Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table is a series of personal essays ostensibly recounting the boarding-house breakfast-table conversation of ³the Autocrat² and his table-mates The autocrat of the breakfast-table.

book the Professor, the Landlady, the Schoolmistress, the Divinity Student, and so on. The book is both a timeless depiction of a witty, urbane, and genial critical intelligence, and a vivid /5(15). 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 The autocrat of the breakfast-table. book 2. 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.

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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). THE AUTOCRAT’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY. The interruption referred to in the first sentence of the first of these papers was just a quarter of a century in duration.

Two articles entitled “The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table” will be found in the “New England Magazine,” formerly published in Boston by J. item 3 Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver W Holmes (English) Hardcover Book Free - Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver W Holmes (English) Hardcover Book Free.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes' The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table was first published serially in The Atlantic Monthly inand 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.

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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. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table Author (HOLMES, Oliver Wendell) Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

A book may have more than one first edition in. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. The Breakfast-Table Series book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Breakfast-Table Series: The Autocrat of the /5(9). The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.; 93 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Classic Literature, Fiction, Ensaio Norte Americano.

The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. Every man his own Boswell. Oliver Wendell Holmes. Then they may drop the book, to pass at once into the region of thought without words. We may happen to. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table: Every Man His Own Boswell Oliver Wendell Holmes No preview available - The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table Homework Help Questions.

Is this a Shakespeare quote. "Nothing is so common as the wish to be remarkable." A quick search online will pull up multiple vague. A Note on the Text. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table was printed in monthly installments, beginning with the first issue of Atlantic Monthly magazine, November,until October, Then it was issued in book form, with many editions, including notes by the author.

As Holmes explains in the "Autobiography", he had first sketched the Autocrat in essays in New-England Magazine, November.

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 Pages: Book.

Very Good. Hardcover. A three volume set of the work of Oliver Wendell Holmes's 'Breakfast Series', illustrated throughout. The 'Breakfast Series' by Oliver Wendell Holmes. 'The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table' and 'The Professor of the the Breakfast Table' are datedwhilst 'The Poet of the Breakfast Table' is dated Media in category "Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table ()" The following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total.

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3 I said: "Read most of the day in Autocrat. At first I was terribly bored but now I am getting used to it." On Dec 5 I said; "Finished Autocrat today. A good ending, a few good poems, and about pages of bore/5(8). Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Chicago, Moody Press, (OCoLC) Context: Chapter Six of The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table opens with a discussion of famous sayings by men of Boston, starting with Benjamin Franklin's comment, "He that has once done you a.

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I tell you, I father guess She was a wonder, and nothing less! Colts grew horses, beards 5/5.The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes is a delightful and witty series of essays. The essays are primarily one-sided dialogue with conversations between the unnamed speaker and the residents of a boarding house at a breakfast table.Ebook Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table.

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In this collection of essays, Holmes presents his ideas on various topics via the Autocrat, the leader of discussions.