By: Edmund Gosse (1849-1928)
Father and Son
Father and Son (1907) is a memoir by poet and critic Edmund Gosse, which he subtitled “a study of two temperaments.” The book describes Edmund’s early years in an exceptionally devout Plymouth Brethren home. His mother, who dies early and painfully of breast cancer, is a writer of Christian tracts. 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...
Gossip in a Library
A collection of informal essays about books in his library. He combines commentary, translations, and humorous asides about authors and their subjects.
|Victorian Songs Lyrics of the Affections and Nature|
|Some Diversions of a Man of Letters|
|Aspects and Impressions|
|Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France|
|Hypolympia Or, The Gods in the Island, an Ironic Fantasy|
|The Future of English Poetry|
Train of Life
LibriVox volunteers bring you nine readings of The Train of Life by Edmund Gosse. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 28th, 2014.