Item description for The Vicar of Wakefield (Classic Fiction) by Oliver Goldsmith...
First published in 1766 and a perennial favourite since then, "The Vicar of Wakefield" is built around the naive but loveable figure of Dr Primrose. He and his family live in rural bliss until disaster threatens to destroy their happiness: abduction, impoverishment and betrayal combine to lay them low, but a surprising figure brings hope when all seems lost...
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.7" Width: 4.9" Height: 1" Weight: 0.1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2006
Publisher Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN 9626343869 ISBN13 9789626343869
Availability 0 units.
More About Oliver Goldsmith
Oliver Goldsmith (1728 - 1774) was born in Ireland. Having studied at Trinity College, Dublin, he studied medicine at Edinburgh and Leyden after being rejected by the Church of Ireland. Settling in London, he was writing professionally by 1757 and became a friend of Johnson. Best known for She Stoops to Conquer, The Vicar of Wakefield is his only novel and is generally considered his finest work. Stephen Coote was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge and Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of critical studies of Chaucer, T.S. Eliot and English literature of the Middle Ages, as well as biographies of Byron and William Morris.
Oliver Goldsmith was born in 1730 and died in 1774.
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