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1891. Repplier, Philadelphia's foremost woman writer, was an essayist, a biographer, a historian, and a critic. Her works were admired for their simple and pleasing style coupled with wit and wisdom. Contents: A Plea for Humor; English Love-Songs; Books that have Hindered Me; Literary Shibboleths; Fiction in the Pulpit; Pleasure: A Heresy; Esoteric Economy; Scanderbeg; and English Railway Fiction. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.