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us: Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774


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    • us: Goldsmith, Doctor (Oliver), 1730?-1774
    • us: Goldsmith, Mr. (Oliver), 1730?-1774
    • us: Goldsmit, Oliver, 1730?-1774
    • us: Goldsmith, Oliver, 1728-1774
    • us: גולדסמיט, אוליביר
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1730?
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1774
    • Birth Place

        Ireland
    • Death Place

        London, England
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Novelists
            Playwrights
        • Sources

          • found: She stoops to conquer, 1773: t.p. (Doctor Goldsmith)
          • found: The good natur'd man, 1768: t.p. (Mr. Goldsmith)
          • found: Encyc. Brit., 1984 (Goldsmith, Oliver; Nov. 10, 1730 is date of birth now generally accepted; d. April 1774)
          • found: Oxford companion to English literature, 1985 (Goldsmith, Oliver (?1730-74))
          • found: Encyc. Americana, 1982 (Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774; b, Nov. 10, probably in 1730)
          • found: Goldsmith, interviews and recollections, 1993: p. xiv, chronological table (Oliver Goldsmith; b. Nov. 10, 1728; d. 1774)
          • found: Sheridan and Goldsmith, 1992: p. 13 (Goldsmith b. 1730)
          • found: Oliver Goldsmith revisited, c1991: p. ix, chronology (b. Nov. 10, 1731?) p. 1 (Goldsmith told a biographer that he had been born on 29 Nov. 1731, or perhaps it was 1730; his older sister said Nov. 10, 1729; references in Goldsmith's letters, together with alternative suggestions from other members of the family mean that every year from 1727 to 1731 has had its advocates)
          • found: Wikipedia, June 10, 2013 (Oliver Goldsmith; born 10 November 1730 in either Ballymahon County or Elphin County Ireland; died 4 April 1774 in London; Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773))
        • LC Classification

          • PR3480-PR3498
        • Editorial Notes

          • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
          • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-06-09: new
          • 2013-06-22: revised
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