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Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1809-1894

Overview
Works: 2,140 works in 6,130 publications in 11 languages and 79,373 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Fiction  Humor  Anecdotes  Essays  History  Poetry  Sources 
Subject Headings: Physicians 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Signer, Actor, Honoree, Correspondent, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Former owner, Speaker
Classifications: PS1964, 817
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The autocrat of the breakfast-table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

692 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Witty, easy-to-read philosophical essays, written by the poet, essayist, and Supreme Court Justice. Holmes drew upon his experiences as a resident of a New England boardinghouse to add color and humor to these reflections"--
The Complete poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

90 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

196 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,930 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
Elsie Venner; a romance of destiny by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

246 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's personality is affected by a rattlesnake bite received before her birth
Ralph Waldo Emerson by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

76 editions published between 1884 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,594 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 professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of Iris by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

145 editions published between 1859 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

114 editions published between 1862 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the teacups by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

90 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous and mirthful observations on various issues and events
The professor at the breakfast table by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

182 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guardian angel by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

122 editions published between 1861 and 2011 in 3 languages 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 )

19 editions published between 1896 and 1994 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

124 editions published between 1830 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychiatric novels of Oliver Wendell Holmes; abridgment, introduction and psychiatric annotations by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

28 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mortal antipathy : first opening of the new portfolio by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

85 editions published between 1885 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific papers : physiology, medicine, surgery, geology by Charles William Eliot( Book )

15 editions published between 1910 and 1994 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

157 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 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
Representative selections by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

16 editions published between 1930 and 1978 in English and held by 671 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 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes( Book )

61 editions published between 1856 and 1925 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contagiousness of puerperal fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes( )

11 editions published between 1843 and 2001 in English and held by 31 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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The autocrat of the breakfast-table
Alternative Names
Holmes, O. w

Holmes, O. W. 1809-1894

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 Uendel Holms

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes Amerikaans auteur

Oliver Wendell Holmes amerikansk poet

Oliver Wendell Holmes medico, insegnante e scrittore statunitense

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. US-amerikanischer Arzt und Schriftsteller

Oliver Wendell Holmes vanhempi

Oliveris Vendlis Holmsas

Wendell Holmes, Oliver

Wendell Holmes, Oliver 1809-1894

Оливер Уендел Ҳолмс, Калонӣ

Оливър Уендъл Холмс

Олівер Венделл Голмс старший

Холмс, Оливер Уэнделл

אוליבר ונדל הולמס האב

الیور وندل هلمز شاعر آمریکایی

أوليفر وندل هولمز

ఒలీవర్ వెండెల్ హొంస్

ဟုမ်း ၊ အော်လစ်ဗာ ဝင်းဒဲ

올리버 웬들 홈스

オリバー・ウェンデル・ホームズ・シニア

老奥利弗温德尔霍姆斯

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Elsie Venner; a romance of destinyRalph Waldo EmersonThe professor at the breakfast-table : with the story of IrisOver the teacupsThe professor at the breakfast tableThe guardian angelPoemsThe poet at the breakfast-table