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Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

Overview
Works: 2,363 works in 6,244 publications in 3 languages and 77,364 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Bibliography  Poetry  History  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes  Sources 
Subject Headings: Physicians 
Roles: Lyricist, Signer, Honoree, Editor, Creator, Former owner, Speaker, Composer, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1964, 811.3
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Most widely held works by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
622 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays, published in 1858, inaugurated a series of similar books that Holmes would publish over the course of his long career. The essays are set in the dining room of a boarding house and feature one-sided humorous perorations by the otherwise unnamed Autocrat on a number of subjects from old age to conversation
The professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of Iris by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
318 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poet at the breakfast-table : he talks with his fellow-boarders and the reader by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
260 editions published between 1862 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1872 installment in Holmes's popular Breakfast Table series is a fluent, gossipy exchange among the poet of the title and his breakfast companions with the lion's share of conversation belonging to the poet, who delivers his somewhat eccentric and fitfully amusing opinions of books, people, and habits of thought. Written fifteen years after the start of the series, The Poet takes a comparatively calm and nostalgic tone
The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
140 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brings together Holmes' poems dealing with the medical profession, the virtues of distinguished colleagues, college days, and all facets of human society
The complete poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ( Book )
66 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text of the Cambridge ed. of 1893, which was edited by H.E. Scudder and published under title: The complete poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Elsie Venner; a romance of destiny by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
207 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic of the supernatural, a physician puzzles over seventeen-year-old Elsie's neurosis and fiery temper--only diagnosing her when he learns that the girl's mother, while pregnant, was bitten by a poisonous snake. Exploring themes of original sin and redemption in the footsteps of Hawthorne, this 1861 novel coined the term "Boston Brahmin."
Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
77 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this absorbing biography of Robert Browning, one of the most important Victorian poets, Chesterton examines the poet from his early life to his early poems. He places an emphasis on how Browning's life informed and influenced his work. Revealing and readable, it is also a prime example of Chesterton's singular approach to biography and literary criticism
Over the teacups by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
81 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1890, Over the Teacups is the last of Oliver Wendell Holmes's fabled table talk" books. A collection of charming and witty essays, written in the form of a novel, with Holmes's characteristic engaging voice, this is a tour de force from Holmes, who was nearly eighty years old when he began composing these pieces
The guardian angel by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
121 editions published between 1867 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sparkling with wit and humor, The Guardian Angel first serialized in The Atlantic Monthly paints a charming portrait of society in a New England country town in the mid-nineteenth century. Homes' inspiration came from his belief that man was a product solely of his heredity and environment
Contagiousness of puerperal fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( )
15 editions published between 1843 and 1936 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John T Morse ( Book )
16 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( )
54 editions published between 1862 and 1903 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Herbert Lyndhurst Duke ( Book )
10 editions published between 1910 and 1963 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mortal antipathy : first opening of the new portfolio by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
65 editions published between 1885 and 2004 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medical essays, 1842-1882 by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
53 editions published between 1883 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Representative selections by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
7 editions published between 1939 and 1978 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Lothrop Motley. A memoir by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
35 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holmes's inspiration for this engaging biography of John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877), was his personal relationship with the American historian and diplomat who wrote the incomparable Rise of the Dutch Republic . Holmes also studies Motley's correspondence
Our hundred days in Europe by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
43 editions published between 1887 and 1976 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
57 editions published between 1848 and 2007 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The psychiatric novels of Oliver Wendell Holmes; abridgment, introduction and annotations by Oliver Wendell Holmes ( Book )
17 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Holmes, O. w
Holmes, O. W. (Oliver Wendell), 1809-1894
Holmes, Oliver W.
Holmes, Oliver W. 1809-1894
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr
Holmes, Olivier W.
Holmes, Wendell, 1809-1894
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wendell Holmes, Oliver 1809-1894
Languages
English (2,373)
German (10)
Danish (1)
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