The autocrat of the breakfast-table

by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Publisher: Dent in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 318 Downloads: 781
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Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by H.M. Brock.
ContributionsBrock, H. M. 1875-1960.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 318p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13673189M

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No cover image. The Professor in His Boat. 23 October By John Schoonover. This illustration by Howard Pyle appeared in the second volume of Oliver Wendell Holmes’s Autocrat series published in In this pretense of various intellectual conversations and musings at a boarding house with an unnamed Professor, Holmes comments on, in both prose and poetry, a plethora of subjects relevant.

Excerpt from The "Breakfast-Table" Series: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table; The Professor at the Breakfast-Table; The Poet at the Breakfast-Table Dr. Oliver wendell holmes is essentially what is termed He is one of the funniest fellows to be found, perhaps, in his native town Of Boston and his native state Of Massachusetts, which is saying a good deal; for in that grim/5(10).

The Breakfast-Table series is his most famous prose works which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (). He is recognized as an important medical reformer. The autocrat of the breakfast-table book seriesinclude three table-talk books attracted a diverse audience due to their conversational style, which made readers feel an intimate connection to the.

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Holmes retired from Harvard in but continued to write poetry, novels and. Later volumesThe Professor at the Breakfast-Table (), The Poet at the Breakfast-Table (), and Over the Teacups ()extend the autocrat's delightfully egotistical talks, mainly of Boston and New England, in which Holmes was, by turns, brilliantly witty and extremely serious.3/5(2).

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes is a delightful and witty series of essays. The essays are primarily one-sided dialogue with conversations between the unnamed speaker and the residents of a boarding house at a breakfast table.

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Two articles entitled "The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table" will be found in the "New England Magazine," formerly published in Boston by J.

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