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Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

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Works: 2,149 works in 5,710 publications in 12 languages and 82,513 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Humor  Anecdotes  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Sources 
Subject Headings: Physicians 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Signer, Actor, Correspondent, Editor, Former owner, Performer, Author of introduction, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PS1964, 817
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The autocrat of the breakfast table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

398 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in English and German and held by 4,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Witty, easy-to-read philosophical essays, written by the poet, essayist, and physician. Holmes drew upon his experiences as a resident of a New England boardinghouse to add color and humor to these reflections"--
Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

72 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Wendell Holmes was friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and a preeminent writer in his own right. This biography of Emerson includes extensive reproductions of his works, in addition to the chronicle of his life
The Complete poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

44 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsie Venner; a romance of destiny by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

185 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's personality is affected by a rattlesnake bite received before her birth
The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

139 editions published between 1852 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,619 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 professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of Iris by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

167 editions published between 1859 and 2009 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet at the breakfast-table : he talks with his fellow-boarders and the reader by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

123 editions published between 1862 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the teacups by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

65 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and mirthful observations on various issues and events
The guardian angel by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

128 editions published between 1861 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the escape of a young girl from the New England household of her tight-lipped Aunt Silence and from a ménage further aggravated by the unwelcome attentions of the local Calvinist minister. It tells of her attempt at suicide by drowning and of her rescue from the river. It describes her convalescence under the affectionate care of a doctor and his friends and concludes with her emotional and physical fulfillment in marriage and a new life. It hints all along at a shadowy "power"--Myrtle's "guardian angel" -- who walks beside her, pointing the way or speaks from the depths within her
Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John T Morse( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

124 editions published between 1830 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems by 19th century American Poet Oliver Wendell Holmes
A mortal antipathy : first opening of the new portfolio by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

91 editions published between 1841 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the final volume in Holmes's trio of what he called his medicated novels" (Elsie Venner and The Guardian Angel being the first two); A Mortal Antipathy explores a young man's phobia about beautiful young women after being accidentally dropped into a thorn bush as a baby by an attractive young cousin
The psychiatric novels of Oliver Wendell Holmes; abridgment, introduction and psychiatric annotations by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

20 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Herbert Lyndhurst Duke( Book )

13 editions published between 1910 and 1961 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professor at the breakfast table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

106 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1860 sequel to the author's popular 1858 collection of essays, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, continues the genial, conversational quality of its predecessor. In order to continue interest in a second volume, this book is much more aggressive in tone and thought. It questions aspects of religion, for which an apologia appears in the preface. The essays demonstrate Yankee Ingenuity or, the self reliance displayed by early colonial settlers. It also contains the story of young girl named Iris, which the London Times praised for its beauty of form and dramatic interest
The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

109 editions published between 1858 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 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
Medical essays, 1842-1882 by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

44 editions published between 1883 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet at the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

79 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and held by 522 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 poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

58 editions published between 1862 and 1925 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contagiousness of puerperal fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

13 editions published between 1843 and 2001 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Oliver Wendell Holmes is mainly known for his verse and fiction, he also made significant contributions to medical science, as this essay demonstrates
 
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Wendell Holmes, Oliver 1809-1894

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Оливър Уендъл Холмс

Олівер Венделл Голмс старший

Холмс, Оливер Уэнделл

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أوليفر وندل هولمز

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