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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Oliver Goldsmith; Frederick W Hilles
|Description:||xxv, 580 pages 19 cm.|
|Contents:||Essays and criticisms: On the use of language. The sagacity of some insects. A city night piece. A resverie (The fame machine). On education. A reverie at the Boar's head Tavern in Eastcheap. The adventures of a strolling player. Review of Smollett's History of England. Brief notices of new novels. Review of Gray's Odes. Upon criticism. Of the stage. On the theatre (Laughing and Sentimental comedy) --
The citizen of the world (selected letters) --
The life of Nash (abridged) --
The vicar of Wakefield --
Poems: The gift. A sonnet. An elegy on that glory of her sex, Mrs. Mary Blaize. Song. The traveller. The deserted village. Verses in reply to Dr. Baker's invitation. Letter in prose and verse to Mrs. Bunbury. The haunch of venison. Retaliation --
She stoops to conquer.
|Series Title:||Modern library of the world's best books, 291.|
|Responsibility:||Edited, with an introd. and notes by Frederick W. Hilles.|