Oliver Goldsmith's wit, civility of tone, and adroit handling of form are on display in this selection of writing that also presents the author's moral seriousness which is as necessary to 21st-century society as it was to his own.
About the Author
Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish writer and physician known for his novels, pastoral poems, and plays. He is the author of the novels The Vicar of Wakefield and She Stoops to Conquer. John Lucas is professor emeritus of English at the University of Loughborough and the University of Nottingham Trent. He is also the publisher of Shoestring Press.