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Oliver Goldsmith

Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician

1728   -   1774

country of citizenship: Kingdom of Ireland, Ireland, United Kingdom
native language: English
language of expression: English, Danish
educated at: University of Edinburgh, Trinity College Dublin
occupation: physician, physician writer, poet, playwright, literary critic, novelist, writer, essayist, polygraph, dramaturge, theatrical producer

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765).
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The Vicar of Wakefield

novel by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith
illustrator: Arthur Rackham

1766

She Stoops to Conquer

comedy by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith

The Deserted Village

poem by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith

Naděje

poem written by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith

Memory

a poem by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith

The Citizen of the World

literary work by Oliver Goldsmith

author: Oliver Goldsmith

Prästen från Wakefield

Swedish 1912 translation of Oliver Goldsmith's novel The Vicar of Wakefield

author: Oliver Goldsmith
illustrator: Nils Kjellberg

1912

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