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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr..

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  • 5 Literature Criticism
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The Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Study Pack contains about 172 pages of study material in 12 products, including:

Biographies (7)

380 words, approx. 2 pages
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894), American physician and author, contributed to the advancement of medicine and wrote witty essays and popular poems.Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Mass.... Read more
3,539 words, approx. 12 pages
For nearly a quarter of a century, from the publication in 1858 of The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table until his resignation form the Harvard Medical School in 1882, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes dominate... Read more
2,204 words, approx. 8 pages
The elder Henry James once said to Oliver Wendell Holmes, "You are intellectually the most alive man I ever knew." Holmes replied, "I am, I am! From the crown of my head to the sole of my foot, I'm al... Read more
6,123 words, approx. 21 pages
During his long career, Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote in a variety of genres and attained considerable popularity among his nineteenth-century contemporaries. Though interest in his work has declined, h... Read more
4,027 words, approx. 14 pages
Biography EssayFor nearly a quarter of a century, from the publication in 1858 of The Autocrat of the Breakfast- Table until his resignation from the Harvard Medical School in 1882, Dr. Oliver Wendell... Read more
255 words, approx. 1 pages
Best known as a poet and essayist, Oliver Wendell Holmes was also a renowned physician. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Holmes came from an old New England family. He earned both his undergraduate a... Read more
255 words, approx. 1 pages
Best known as a poet and essayist, Oliver Wendell Holmes was also a renowned physician. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Holmes came from an old New England family. He earned both his undergraduate a... Read more
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