The autocrat of the breakfast-table

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  • 321 Pages
  • 0.22 MB
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  • English
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Houghton, Mifflin , Boston
Statementby Oliver Wendell Holmes ; with biographical sketch and notes
SeriesThe Riverside literature series
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 321 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26886298M

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 of the Breakfast Table is the kind of book that demands to be read at a leisurely pace.

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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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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.

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and E. Buckingham. The date of the first of these articles is Novemberand that of the second February The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Holmes. 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:   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).

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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 of conversation to the unexpected /5(7).

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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 3/5(2).

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Turgid and leaden in its delivery, not particularly funny, nor particularly wise. In short, the autocrat is a windy bore3/5(2).

-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 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).

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