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|←Author Index: Go||Oliver Goldsmith
|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). He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765).Irish writer, poet and physician; best known for his novel|
- The Martial Review: or, a General History of the Late Wars, 1763 external source
- The Roman History, 1769 external source
- The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of George II., 1771 vol 1, vol 2, vol 3, vol 4
- The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great, 1774 vol 1,
- The Citizen of the World, 1800 vol 1, vol 2
- Essays and criticisms, 1798 external source
- "The Traveller, or, A Prospect of Society" (1765)
- "The Deserted Village" (1770)
- "Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog"
- "The Village School Master"
- The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith, 1800 external source
- The complete poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith (1911) Austin Dobson, ed. (external scan)
- "The Lost Camel", "The Spectacles". An argosy of fables, 1921.
- The chapters "Alexander Reduces Tyre, Later Founds Alexandria" and "Roman Invasion and Conquest of Britain" from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2
- History of the Earth and Animated Nature (external scan)
- Citizen of the World
Works about Goldsmith
- "Goldsmith, Oliver," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Goldsmith, Oliver," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Goldsmith, Oliver," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
On his works
- "Hardcastle," in The New International Encyclopædia, New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. (1905)
- "She Stoops to Conquer," in The Encyclopedia Americana, New York: The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation (1920)
- "Vicar of Wakefield, The," in The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co. (1914)