The Art of Oliver Goldsmith
More than two centuries after his death, Oliver Goldsmith is as perplexing to a post-modernist age as he was to his own contemporaries, many of whom regarded him as an 'inspired idiot.' Nonetheless, he has, by the grace and elegance of his writing, earned the admiration of generations of readers. This collection of new essays offers a timely re-evaluation not only of Goldsmith's acknowledged masterpieces but also of his less well-known works, and the detailed critical attention given to particular texts is supplemented by studies setting Goldsmith firmly in the context of eighteenth-century literary culture.
Відгуки відвідувачів - Написати рецензію
Не знайдено жодних рецензій.
Goldsmiths The Citizen of the World
Goldsmiths View of Creation
7 інших розділів не відображаються
achievement Animated appeared aspects attempt Auburn Augustan become biography called century character Citizen Collected colonial comedy concerned contemporary contribution course critics cultural described Deserted Village edition effect eighteenth eighteenth-century England English essay evidence example expression fact feeling friends given gives Gold human imitation interest Ireland Irish Italy John Johnson kind later learning less Letters lines literary literature living London manner matter means mind moral nature never NOTES observed Oliver Goldsmith original Oxford passage perhaps play pleasure poem poet poetry political precisely present published question reader reason reference relations remarkable satire seems seen sense sentimental social society style success suggest surely Swift thought tradition Traveller true turn University verse Vicar of Wakefield virtue whole writing
Усі результати пошуку книг »
Framing Feeling: Sentiment and Style in English Prose Fiction, 1745-1800
Barbara M. Benedict
Перегляд фрагмента - 1994