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eBook The Vicar of Wakefield ePub
Author: Goldsmith and Wetherbee
ISBN: 0850670381
ISBN13: 978-0850670387
Publisher: the folio society; 1st THUS edition (1971)
Pages: 219
Category: Classics
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 170
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ePub file: 1563 kb
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Oliver Goldsmith's hugely successful novel of 1766 remained for generations one of the most highly regarded and beloved works .

Oliver Goldsmith's hugely successful novel of 1766 remained for generations one of the most highly regarded and beloved works of eighteenth-century fiction. It depicts the fall and rise of the Primrose family, presided over by the benevolent vicar, the narrator of a fairy-tale plot of impersonation and deception, the abduction of a beautiful heroine and the machinations of an aristocratic villain. By turns comic and sentimental, the novel's popularity owes much to its recognizable depiction of domestic life and loving family relationships.

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This article is a stub. The Vicar of Wakefield, novel by Oliver Goldsmith, published in two volumes in 1766. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: English literature: Goldsmith. of his greatly popular novel, The Vicar of Wakefield (1766).

The Vicar of Wakefield – subtitled A Tale, Supposed to be written by Himself – is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774). It was written from 1761 to 1762 and published in 1766. It was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians.

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The Vicar Of Wakefield & Other Writings. Illustrated with lithographs by Margaret Wetherbee. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. Published by Modern Library published by Random House, NY, dated 1955. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear.

Oliver Goldsmith ake an appearance. It may also be conjectured that my wife and daughters expanded their gayest plumage upon this occasion. Mr. Thornhill came with a couple of friends, his chaplain and feeder.

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an 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.

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an 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).

The Vicar of Wakefield. Supposed to be written by Himself. A book may be amusing with numerous errors, or it may be very dull without a single absurdity. The hero of this piece unites in himself the three greatest characters upon earth; he is a priest, an husbandman, and the father of a family. By. Oliver Goldsmith. He is drawn as ready to teach, and ready to obey, as simple in affluence, and majestic in adversity. In this age of opulence and refinement whom can such a character please? Such as are fond of high life, will turn with disdain from the simplicity of his country fire-side.

As the reputation of books is raised not by their freedom from defect, but the greatness of their beauties, so. .At this he laughed, and so did we: the jests of the rich are ever successful. Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield.

At this he laughed, and so did we: the jests of the rich are ever successful. My friends, my children, and fellow sufferers, when I reflect on the distribution of good and evil here below, I find that much has been given man to enjoy, yet still more to suffer.

Redesigned edition with lithographs by Margaret Wetherbee. Slight rubbing on spine. 219 pages. decorated cloth, leather spine label, slipcase.. 8vo..
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