A Compendium of Public-Domain Essays
August 24, 2012 7:36 AM   Subscribe

Quotidiana is an ‘online compendium of 383 public-domain essays.’

Some examples: Of Idleness (Montaigne); About Leisure (Vernon Lee); Leisure (Agnes Repplier); On Lying in Bed (G. K. Chesterton); On Laziness (Christopher Morley); An Apology for Idlers (R.L. Stevenson).

The site also features some interviews with contemporary essayists.
posted by misteraitch (2 comments total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
Anybody else here introduced to Chesterton via Fiddler's Green?
posted by whuppy at 8:07 AM on August 24, 2012 [1 favorite]

Glad to see Jerome K. Jerome.
posted by wenestvedt at 8:28 AM on August 24, 2012

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