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Goldsmith : The vicar of Wakefield

by MacDonald Emslie

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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Macdonald Emslie
SeriesStudies in English literature -- no. 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3490 .E4
The Physical Object
Pagination78, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24609894M
OCLC/WorldCa1231352

In the character of Charles Primrose, the vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith created one of the unforgettable figures of English literature. The author pokes gentle fun at his shortcomings, including a certain obstinacy and short-sightedness, but /5(22). Goldsmith's only novel, The Vicar of Wakefield, is, as another reviewer pointed out, a modern () version of the book of Job. In the book of Job, Satan attempts to make a fool of God and at the same time attack Job. Satan accomplishes this by arguing that the godliness of Job, who is God's beloved, is motivated by self-interest alone/5(33).

Vicar of wakefield by Goldsmith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the character of Charles Primrose, the vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith created one of the unforgettable figures of English literature. The author pokes gentle fun at his shortcomings, including a certain obstinacy and short-sightedness, but /5(32).

First edition, first issue, of Goldsmith's best-known novel, beautifully bound by Bedford. The Vicar of Wakefield has long charmed readers "in part due to the imaginative glow that Goldsmith so effortlessly casts over the action and to his flexible and easy style" (Baugh, et al., ). As celebrated as the novel itself is the account which. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that appears to the left of it.


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