The Traveller and The Deserted Village

The Traveller and The Deserted Village

by Oliver Goldsmith, W. Murison (Editor)


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Originally published in 1906 as part of the Pitt Press Series, and intended for use in schools, this book contains the text of two of Oliver Goldsmith's longer poems, 'The Traveller' and 'The Deserted Village', which was dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds. Murison includes a brief biography of Goldsmith, as well as chronological tables of his life and works and detailed notes on the poem. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Goldsmith or in eighteenth-century literature.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107682610
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/29/2014
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Life of Goldsmith; 2. The Traveller and the Deserted Village; 3. Goldsmith's verse; Chronological table; The Traveller; The Deserted Village; Notes to The Traveller; Notes to the Deserted Village; Index.

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