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by Illustrated by Howard Pyle Oliver Wendell Holmes
Author: Illustrated by Howard Pyle Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was a physician by profession but achieved fame as a writer; he was one of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century. Although mainly known as a poet, Holmes wrote numerous medical treatises, essays, novels, memoirs and table-talk books.
Bibliographic Details. Title: ONE HOSS SHAY WITH ITS COMPANION POEMS. We are a long time antiquarian bookseller with emphasis on fine books, autographs, documents and items of interest to the serious collector. Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. Publication Date: 1892. Most of our fine books have photographic images as well as detailed descriptions to assist the collector. Visit Seller's Storefront.
Описание: This book argues that Oliver Wendell Holmes J. helps us see the law through an Emersonian lens by the way in which he wrote his judicial dissents. Holmes's literary style mimics and enacts two characteristics of Ralph Waldo Emerson's thought: "superfluity" and the "poetics of transition," concepts ascribed to Emerson and developed by literary critic Richard Poirier.
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The poem "The Deacon's masterpiece," a satire on Calvinism, paints a whimsical picture of a "one-hoss" shay .
The poem "The Deacon's masterpiece," a satire on Calvinism, paints a whimsical picture of a "one-hoss" shay that was so perfectly built that it lasted for 100 years and then fell apart all at once. A devoted physician and professor of anatomy and physiology at Harvard College for 35 years, Holmes used his literary talents to enhance his life, not to define it. Literary fame came relatively early to Holmes, when in 1830 he published a few lines of verse in a Boston newspaper in which he objected to the dismantling of the frigate Constitution, which had served its nation victoriously in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812.
With its Companion Poems. How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train. By Oliver Wendell Holmes. With Illustrations by Howard Pyle. Boston and New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company The Riverside Press, Cambridge M DCCC XCII. The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass. Electrotyped and Printed by H. O. Houghton & Co. Preface.
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