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Goldsmith, Oliver 1730?-1774

Overview
Works: 5,537 works in 25,166 publications in 28 languages and 218,888 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Biographies  Personal correspondence  Juvenile works  Comedies of manners 
Subject Headings: Authors, Irish 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Librettist, Honoree, Collector, Contributor, Dedicator, Composer, Attributed name, Actor
Classifications: PR3490, 823.6
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Most widely held works about Oliver Goldsmith
 
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Most widely held works by Oliver Goldsmith
The vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

3,263 editions published between 1757 and 2019 in 27 languages and held by 22,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
She stoops to conquer by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

472 editions published between 1773 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 6,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about a young lady who turns into a seductive wench to catch her man
The vicar of Wakefield : a tale supposed to be written by himself by Oliver Goldsmith( )

395 editions published between 1766 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vicar of Wakefield follows the life of a wealthy vicar and his family who lie an idyllic life in their country parish thanks to the vicar's clever investments. The evening that his son is to marry an heiress, the vicar discovers that his merchant investor has lost all his money in bankruptcy. Written by Irish author Oliver Goldsmith in the late 18th century
The deserted village by Oliver Goldsmith( )

281 editions published between 1772 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 3,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Robert Ashbee drew illustrations for The Deserted Village, €a reprint of a poem published in 1770
The deserted village : a poem by Oliver Goldsmith( )

227 editions published between 1700 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of social commentary, and condemns rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth
The citizen of the world; or, Letters from a Chinese philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East by Oliver Goldsmith( )

199 editions published between 1762 and 2015 in English and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays, originally published in The Public Ledger in 1760-61, in which the author uses the device of a Chinese traveler whose letters home comment tolerantly but shrewdly on his English experiences. Cf. Encyclopaedia britannica online, 25 Oct. 2007
Goldsmith's Roman history by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

138 editions published between 1802 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Oliver Goldsmith. by Oliver Goldsmith( )

61 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vicar of Wakefield : a tale. Supposed to be written by himself. In two volumes by Oliver Goldsmith( )

146 editions published between 1766 and 1812 in English and held by 2,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She stoops to conquer, or, The mistakes of a night : a comedy by Oliver Goldsmith( )

141 editions published between 1773 and 2016 in English and German and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy reveals how the heroine, in order to win the heart of the man whom she loves, is forced to pass herself off as something she is not
An abridgment of The history of England : from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the death of George the Second by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

160 editions published between 1774 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grecian history : from the earliest state to the death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

178 editions published between 1774 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text by Dr. Oliver Goldsmith presents a full history of Greece, beginning with its earliest state and ending with Alexander the Great's death. It also discusses the mythological parts of the history and how much of the mythology has become inseparable from fact
An history of England : in a series of letters from a nobleman to his son by Oliver Goldsmith( )

200 editions published between 1764 and 2010 in English and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the earth, and animated nature by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

243 editions published between 1774 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Natural History, considered in its utmost extent, comprehends two objects. First, that of discovering, ascertaining, and naming all the various productions of Nature. Secondly, that of describing the properties, manners, and relations which they bear to us, and to each other. The first, which is the most difficult part of this science, is systematical, dry, mechanical, and incomplete. The second is more amusing, exhibits new pictures to the imagination, and improves our relish for existence, by widening the prospect of Nature around us. Natural history at present, is carried on in two distinct and separate channels, the one serving to lead us to the thing, the other conveying the history of the thing, as supposing it already known. The following Natural History is written with only such an attention to system as serves to remove the reader's embarrassments, and allow him to proceed. It can make no pretensions in directing him to the name of every object he meets with; that belongs to works of a very different kind, and written with very different aims. It will fully answer my design, if the reader, being already possessed of the name of any animal, shall find here a short, though satisfactory history of its habitudes, its subsistence, its manners, its friendships, and hostilities. My aim has been to carry on just as much method as was sufficient to shorten my description, by generalizing them, and never to follow order where the art of writing, which is but another name for good sense, informed me that it would only contribute to the reader's embarrassment. Still, however, the reader will perceive, that I have formed a kind of system in the history of every part of Animated Nature, directing myself by the great obvious distinctions that she herself seems to have made; which, though too few to point exactly to the name, are yet sufficient to illuminate the subject, and remove the reader's perplexity. It will be my chief pride, therefore, if this work may be found an innocent amusement for those who have nothing else to employ them, or who require a relaxation from labour."
The deserted village : a poem. By Dr. Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith( )

135 editions published between 1760 and 2018 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of England : from the earliest times to the death of George II by Oliver Goldsmith( )

99 editions published between 1771 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Goldsmith's Roman history : abridged by himself for the use of schools by Oliver Goldsmith( )

132 editions published between 1772 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miscellaneous works of Dr. Goldsmith : Containing all his essays and poems by Oliver Goldsmith( )

90 editions published between 1778 and 2018 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She stoops to conquer : or, the mistakes of a night. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Doctor Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith( )

101 editions published between 1773 and 2018 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, in two volumes, by Dr. Goldsmith by Oliver Goldsmith( )

70 editions published between 1780 and 1793 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The vicar of Wakefield
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Oliver Goldsmith polygraphe, poète, romancier et dramaturge irlandais

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Oliveris Goldsmitas

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Willington James

Willington, James 1728-1774

Willington James 1730?-1774

Όλιβερ Γκόλντσμιθ

Голдсмит Оливер

Голдсмит, Оливер 1730-1774

Голдшмид

Гольдсмит О

Гольдсмит О. 1728-1774

Гольдсмит, Оливер 1730-1774

Оливер Голдсмит английский прозаик, поэт и драматург

Оливър Голдсмит

Олівер Голдсміт

Олівер Ґолдсміт

Олівэр Голдсьміт

Օլիվեր Գոլդսմիթ

אוליבר גולדסמית'

אוליבר גולדסמית' סופר אירי

גולדסמיט, אוליביר

גולדסמית, אוליבר

גולדסמית, אוליבר 1930?-1774

الیور قلدسمیت

الیور گلداسمیت

آلیور گولڈ اسمتھ

أوليفر جولد سميث

أوليفر جولد سميث، 1730-1774

أوليفر جولدسميث

جولد سميث، أوليفر، 1730-1774

جولدسميث، أوليفر 1930?-1774

ऑलवर गॉल्डस्मथ

অলিভার গোল্ডস্মিথ

ਓਲੀਵਰ ਗੋਲਡਸਮਿਥ

ஆலிவர் கோல்ட்ஸ்மித் ஐரிஷ் கவிஞர், மெய்யியலாளர், எழுத்தாளர்

గోల్డ్‌స్మిత్

ಗೋಲ್ಡ್‌ಸ್ಮಿತ್, ಆಲಿವರ್

ཨོ་ལི་ཝེར་.རྒོ་རྡི་སིམ་སི།

အိုလီဗာ ဂိုးစမစ်

ოლივერ გოლდსმითი

고울드스미스, 올리버 1728-1774

골드스미스, 올리버 1728-1774

올리버 골드스미스

オリヴァー・ゴールドスミス

ゴウルドスミス

ゴールドスミス

ゴールドスミス, O.

ゴールドスミス, オリヴァー

可徳斯米

奧立佛·高德史密斯

奧立佛·高德史密斯 Anglo-Irish writer, poet, and physician

護爾徳斯美

高士密

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