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The Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

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  • Date Published: July 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107093539

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  • This first modern scholarly edition of the letters of Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774) sets the author of The Vicar of Wakefield, The Deserted Village, and She Stoops to Conquer in a rich context, showing how Goldsmith's Irish identity was marked and complicated by cosmopolitan ambition. He was at the very heart of Grub Street culture and the Georgian theatre, and was a founding member of Dr Johnson's Literary Club; his circle included Edmund Burke, Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick, George Colman and Hester Piozzi. Containing a detailed introduction and extensive notes, this edition is essential to those wishing to know more about Goldsmith the man and the writer, and provides a rich and suggestive nexus for understanding the cultural cross-currents of the literary Enlightenment in eighteenth-century London.

    • The first comprehensive collection of the letters of Oliver Goldsmith since 1929
    • The letters are freshly transcribed, and accompanied by comprehensive information setting them in their biographical and literary context
    • The volume presents new information about Goldsmith's circle, including Samuel Johnson, Joshua Reynolds and David Garrick
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    • Date Published: July 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107093539
    • length: 232 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Acknowledgements
    List of abbreviations
    Introduction
    A note on the edition
    Chronology of Goldsmith's life and works
    The letters
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Oliver Goldsmith

    Editors

    Michael Griffin, University of Limerick
    Michael Griffin is a senior lecturer in English Literature at the University of Limerick. He is the author of Enlightenment in Ruins: The Geographies of Oliver Goldsmith (2013). He has also edited The Selected Writings of Thomas Dermody (2012), and The Collected Works of Laurence Whyte (2016).

    David O'Shaughnessy, Trinity College Dublin
    David O'Shaughnessy is an associate professor in English at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of William Godwin and the Theatre (2010), editor of The Plays of William Godwin (2010) and co-editor of the online edition of Godwin's diary. He has also edited a special issue of Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) on the London Irish of the eighteenth century.

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