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Life and writings of Oliver Goldsmith.

Austin Dobson

Life and writings of Oliver Goldsmith.

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Published by W. Scott in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goldsmith, Oliver, -- 1730?-1774

  • Edition Notes

    Inlcudes bibliographical references (p. i-[xxiv]) and index.

    SeriesGreat writers
    ContributionsAnderson, John Parker, 1841-.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214, xxiii, [1] p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16641533M

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Life of Oliver Goldsmith. New York, A.L. Fowle, (OCoLC) Named Person. Oliver Goldsmith, (born Nov. 10,Kilkenny West, County Westmeath, Ire.—died April 4,London), Anglo-Irish essayist, poet, novelist, dramatist, and eccentric, made famous by such works as the series of essays The Citizen of the World, or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher (), the poem The Deserted Village (), the novel The Vicar of Wakefield (), and the play.

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Early Life. Goldsmith was born on Novemin Ireland. His father, Rev. Charles Goldsmith, was a farmer and a preacher. Oliver Goldsmith had five siblings who lived to be adults. Memoirs of the life and writings of Dr.

GoldsmithThe vicar of WakefieldAn inquiry into the present state of polite learningMiscellaneous poemsThe good-natured manShe stoops to conquer; or, The mistakes of a nightAn oratorioPrefaces and criticismLetters from a citizen of world to his friends in the EastThe life of Dr.

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