Oliver Goldsmith





Oliver Goldsmith

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born
in co. Roscommon or co. Longford, Ireland
November 10, 1730

died
April 04, 1774

gender
male

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The Anglo-Irish poet, dramatist, novelist, and essayist Oliver Goldsmith wrote, translated, or compiled more than 40 volumes. The works for which he is remembered are marked by good sense, moderation, balance, order, and intellectual honesty.


Average rating: 3.56 · 11,654 ratings · 456 reviews · 79 distinct works · Similar authors
She Stoops to Conquer
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 5,876 ratings — published 1773 — 93 editions
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The Vicar of Wakefield
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The Deserted Village and Ot...
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1770 — 11 editions
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Treasury Of Aesop's Fables
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1973
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An Elegy on the Death of a ...
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Poems and Plays
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The Citizen of the World, O...
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The Vicar of Wakefield and ...
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1953 — 2 editions
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More books by Oliver Goldsmith…
“Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no fibs.”
Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer

“I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.”
Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

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