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The autocrat of the breakfast table

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The autocrat of the breakfast table

every man his own Baswell

by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Published by Walter Scott .
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  -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. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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 dated , whilst 'The Poet of the Breakfast Table' is dated 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 Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, by Oliver Wendell Holmes (read 5 Dec ) I began reading this on Dec 2, On Dec. 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). THE AUTOCRAT AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE Download The Autocrat At The Breakfast Table ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to THE AUTOCRAT AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE book pdf for free now.


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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. 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 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). 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). 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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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   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).

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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.

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Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. 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.

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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).

Autocrat of the Breakfast Table remains the best of the collections, and contains Holmes's most characteristic prose." This illustrated edition, first issued inis especially memorable in featuring the artistry of Howard Pyle, who "raised American book and magazine illustration to new heights" (ANB).

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).

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt.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.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.