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Edmund Gosse

a literary landscape, 1849-1928

by Ann Thwaite

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnn Thwaite.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4725.G7 Z84 1984b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 567 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages567
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3006335M
    ISBN 100436521466
    LC Control Number84673595

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    Introduction. Today Edmund Gosse (–) is best known for his novelistic memoir Father and Son: A Study of Two johnsonout.com himself apparently felt that the work would slide rapidly into obscurity; he told George Moore in that it was “already almost forgotten” (Thwaite , p. 2, cited under General Overviews).In fact, the book not only was celebrated until his death. Sep 25,  · Edmund William Gosse was born in , the son of zoologist Philip Henry Gosse. In he co-authored Madrigals, Songs and Sonnets with John Blaikie. As well as composing poetry, Gosse's passion for reading led him to study European literature, and he introduced Ibsen to the English public. Father and Son was published anonymously in Brand: Penguin UK.

    The state capital of North Carolina was named in for Sir Walter Raleigh, sponsor of the Colony of Roanoke. Gosse’s biography was the first attempt to portray his personal career apart from the general history of his time. At the time of original publication Edmund Gosse was Clark Lecturer in English Literature at Trinity College, Cambridge.3/5(1). › Find all books by 'Edmund Gosse' and compare prices Founded in , johnsonout.com has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.


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Father and Son () is a memoir by poet and critic Edmund Gosse, which he subtitled "a study of two temperaments."Edmund had previously published a biography of his father, originally published anonymously. The book describes Edmund's early years in an exceptionally devout Plymouth Brethren home.

His mother, who died early and painfully of breast cancer, was a writer of Christian johnsonout.com: Edmund Gosse.

Aug 30,  · Autobiography by Edmund Gosse, published anonymously in Considered a minor masterpiece, Father and Son is a sensitive study of the clash between religious fundamentalism and intellectual curiosity.

The book recounts Gosse's austere childhood, particularly his relationship to his father, the eminent zoologist Philip Henry Gosse/5(21). Edmund Gosse wrote of his account of his life, "This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs." Father and Son remains one of English literature's seminal autobiographies.

In it, Edmund Gosse recounts, with humor and pathos, his childhood as a member of a Victorian Protestant sect and his Cited by: Nov 01,  · Father and Son by Edmund Gosse Heinemann, Father and Son is a classic account of a childhood, a much-praised autobiography published by Edmund Gosse innearly 20 years after the death Author: Ann Thwaite.

() I can’t believe how long it’s taken me to get to this splendid evocation of s–60s family life in an extreme religious sect. I’d known about Edmund Gosse’s Father and Son () for ages, and even owned a copy.

Two of its early incidents – the son’s anticlimactic birth announcement in the father’s diary, and the throwing out of a forbidden Christmas pudding – were /5. Edmund Gosse’s most popular book is Father and Son. Edmund Gosse has books on Goodreads with ratings. Edmund Gosse’s most popular book is Father and Son.

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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Edmund Gosse (Gosse, Edmund, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Gosse, Edmund,contrib.: Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan (second edition; London: K.

Paul, Trench and co., ), by Toru Dutt page images at HathiTrust. >Edmund Gosse, published anonymously in Considered a minor masterpiece, Father and Son is a sensitive study of the clash between religious fundamentalism and intellectual curiosity.

The book recounts Gosse’s austere childhood, particularly his relationship with his father, the eminent zoologist Philip Henry Gosse.

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After his father's death, Edmund Gosse published a typical Victorian biography, The Life of Philip Henry Gosse (). After reading it, the writer George Moore suggested to Edmund that it contained "the germ of a great book." Edmund Gosse revised his material and first published his notable memoir anonymously as Father and Son in Born: 6 AprilWorcester, Worcestershire, England.

By: Edmund Gosse. A collection of informal essays about books in his library. He combines commentary, translations, and humorous asides about authors and their subjects. First Page: GOSSIP IN A LIBRARY. EDMUND GOSSE. OTHER WORKS BY MR. EDMUND GOSSE. Northern Studies. Life of Gray. Seventeenth Century Studies.

Life of 3/5(1). Nov 01,  · Edmund Gosse's FATHER AND SON is legitimately considered one of the highpoints of Victorian autobiography. As has been noted by others, the book recounts the relationship between Edmund Gosse and his father, a member of the Christian sect generally known as Plymouth Brethren, but who was also a member of the Royal Society and one of the foremost marine biologists of his johnsonout.com by: Complete summary of Edmund Gosse's Father and Son.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Father and Son. Philip determined to write a book that would reconcile the account. Follow Edmund Gosse and explore their bibliography from johnsonout.com's Edmund Gosse Author Page. Edmund Gosse's FATHER AND SON is legitimately considered one of the highpoints of Victorian autobiography.

As has been noted by others, the book recounts the relationship between Edmund Gosse and his father, a member of the Christian sect generally known as Plymouth Brethren, but who was also a member of the Royal Society and one of the foremost marine biologists of his time/5(5).

Edmund Gosse free books for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. Writers access. THIS book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs. It ended, as was inevitable, in disruption. Of the two human beings here described, one was born to fly backward, the other could not help being carried.

Jan 05,  · Edmund Gosse was an English author and literary critic. Gosse also found fame as a translator of Henrik Ibsen's plays and he helped encourage the careers of James Joyce and W.B. Yeats. Gosse's most famous work is Father and Son, a biography he published in /5(7). Jan 30,  · His father, Philip Henry Gosse, is an influential, though largely self-taught, invertebrate zoologist and student of marine biology who, after his wife's death, takes Edmund to live in Devon.

The. British literary critic, translator, and poet Edmund Gosse was the son of Philip Henry Gosse, a zoologist and preacher for the Plymouth Brethren. The poet was born inin the midst of Victorian England. His parents educated him thoroughly in the Bible, and his father hoped he would become a preacher.

Gosse’s mother died early from cancer, and his book Father and Son: A Study in Two.Jan 30,  · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue.Introduction. Edmund William Gosse (b. –d. ) was the preeminent man of letters during the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. Although he worked in several genres—as poet, playwright, biographer, essayist, critic, literary historian, and bibliophile—the modernist contempt for all things Victorian meant that Gosse’s wider oeuvre fell into obscurity, and his posthumous.