Over The Teacups

By: Oliver W. Holmes
Published By: Double9 Books
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Over the Teacups' is a literary work by Oliver Wendell Holmes, an American physician, poet, and essayist of the 19th century. This is a collection of essays that reflects Holmes' keen observations, witty insights, and philosophical ponderings on a wide range of subjects. In 'Over the Teacups,' Holmes adopts a conversational tone, as if engaging in a leisurely discussion with the reader. The essays cover a diverse array of topics, including literature, art, science, religion, and human nature. Holmes shares his reflections on life's complexities, offering his unique perspectives with a mix of humor, wisdom, and occasional satire. Throughout the book, Holmes showcases his multifaceted intellect, seamlessly weaving together personal anecdotes, historical references, and cultural observations.

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Oliver W. Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician, writer, and professor of anatomy and physiology at Harvard University. He was a prominent figure in American literature during the 19th century and is known for his contributions to both medicine and literature. Holmes wrote several novels, including "Elsie Venner," which was published in 1861. The book is considered a significant work of American literature and deals with themes such as original sin, the nature of good and evil, and the role of heredity in human behavior. The novel is set in a fictional New England town and tells the story of a young woman named Elsie Venner, who is believed to be the offspring of a union between a human and a rattlesnake. In addition to his literary works, Holmes is also known for his medical writing, particularly his essays on medical topics, which were published in several journals and collections. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 196 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358717645
  • ISBN-13: 9789358717648
  • Item Weight: 235.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General,Fiction / Classics,Fiction / Historical