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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

    Although a failure both financially and intellectually, it is the book by which he is best remembered. I'm John Lienhard, at the University of Houston, where we're interested in the way inventive minds work. Career Edit Gosse started his career as assistant librarian at the British Museum from alongside songwriter Theo Marzials[3] a post which Charles Kingsley helped his father obtain for him. After reading it, the writer George Moore suggested to Edmund that it contained "the germ of a great book. Published anonymously inthis followed a biography he had written of his father as naturalist, when he was urged by George Moore among others to write more about his own part.

    Gosse and William Archer collaborated in translating Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder ; those two translations were performed throughout the 20th century. Gosse would eventually write the 1st history of the renaissance of late-Victorian sculpture in in a 4-part series for the Art Journal, dubbing the movement the New Sculpture. Edmund Gosse grew up to become a great British writer and, inhe published anonymously a book with the title, Father and Son. Chicago: The Uni-versity of Chicago Press,

    Gosse and Archer, along with George Bernard Shawwere perhaps the literary critics most responsible for popularising Ibsen's plays among English-speaking audiences. On June 8 he was still living unmolested in Durham House, and dealing, as a person in authority, with certain questions of international navigation. The story comes as much from art as from life. Gosse would eventually write the 1st history of the renaissance of late-Victorian sculpture in in a 4-part series for the Art Journal, dubbing the movement the New Sculpture.


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Edmund Gosse book

Gosse: a Literary Landscape, In the meantime, he published his 1st solo volume of poetry, On Viol and Flute and a work of criticism, Studies in the Literature of Northern Europe Writing the work inspired him to further his interest in the flora and fauna of the seashore.

I have reached a quieter time—some beginnings of that Sophoclean period when the wild beast dies. Both were deeply committed to a small Protestant sect, the Plymouth Brethren.

New York: D. Historians caution, though, that notwithstanding its psychological insight and literary excellence, Gosse's narrative is often at odds with the verifiable facts of his own and his parents' lives.

Sign in with your email Your information is secure and only used for our communication with you. Gosse and Archer, along with George Bernard Shawwere perhaps the literary critics most responsible for popularising Ibsen's plays Edmund Gosse book English-speaking audiences.

Gosse was the only child of the naturalist Philip Henry Gosse. What are your favorite books? After Philip remarried, Edmund began attending a weekday boarding school and fell in love with literature, especially Shakespeare and the Romantic poets.

Rudyard Kipling wrote to Edmund: "It's extraordinarily interesting - more interesting than David Copperfield because it's true. In he wrote that Eliza was "a true yoke-fellow, in love, in spirit and in service.

He showed in his book that he was a creationist, which was typical of pre-Darwinian naturalists. It contains more than 50 individual pieces within it. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

Even so, this is a loving portrait, as well as a nuanced one, and a model of how to write family memoir. I first read Father and Son in the little green Heinemann edition I found on my parents' shelves when I was 16 or so. Dewey Decimal Gosse and Robert Louis Stevenson first met while teenagers, and afterwhen Stevenson came to London on occasion, he would stay with Gosse and his family.Edmund Gosse (–), author and literary critic, held posts as a lecturer at Trinity College, Cambridge, and librarian to the House of Lords; he was honoured with a knighthood in His history of English literature (of which the version reissued here was published a year later by Cited by: 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. 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 book focuses on the father’s response to the new evolutionary theories, especially those of his scientific colleague Charles Darwin, and Edmund. Jan 30,  · This video is unavailable.

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Watch Queue Queue. To this day the most interesting of these, as a literary production, is that published in by William Oldys, afterwards Norroy King at Arms. This book was a marvel of research, as well as of biographical skill, at the time of its appearance, but can no longer compete with later lives as an authority.

Introduction. Today Edmund Gosse (–) is best known for his novelistic memoir Father and Son: A Study of Two atlasbowling.com himself apparently felt that the work would slide rapidly into obscurity; he told George Moore in that it was “already almost forgotten” (Thwaitep.

2, cited under General Overviews).In fact, the book not only was celebrated until his death.