'Goldsmith and the art of indirect biography'

Graham Gargett

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    Abstract

    An analysis of the way details of Goldsmith's life may, or may not, be discovered from his literary works, both of fiction and non fiction. In particular, I show how many previously unmentioned details may be gleaned from his History of the Earth and Animated Nature (1774).
    LanguageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLife Writing: Essays on autobiography, biography and literature
    EditorsRichard Bradford
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke
    Pages56-69
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Keywords

    • Oliver Goldsmith
    • autobiography
    • biography
    • History of the Earth and Animated Nature

    Cite this

    Gargett, G. (2010). 'Goldsmith and the art of indirect biography'. In R. Bradford (Ed.), Life Writing: Essays on autobiography, biography and literature (pp. 56-69). Basingstoke.
    Gargett, Graham. / 'Goldsmith and the art of indirect biography'. Life Writing: Essays on autobiography, biography and literature. editor / Richard Bradford. Basingstoke, 2010. pp. 56-69
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