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People/Characters: Edmund Gosse

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The correspondence of André Gide and Edmund Gosse, 1904-1928 by André Gide
Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape, 1849-1928 by Ann Thwaite
Father and Son: A Study of Two Temperaments by Edmund Gosse
Glimpses of the Wonderful: The Life of Philip Henry Gosse by Ann Thwaite
God's Funeral: The Decline of Faith in Western Civilization by A. N. Wilson
H. L. Mencken on Religion by H. L. Mencken
Hugh Walpole by Rupert Hart-Davis
The Master: A Novel by Colm Tóibínnot in English Common Knowledge
More Please by Barry Humphries
The Old School by Simon Raven
Selected Letters of Henry James to Edmund Gosse, 1882-1915: A Literary Friendship by Henry James
Slightly Foxed 35: Tarka the Rotter by Gail Pirkis

Character description

Sir Edmund William Gosse CB (21 September 1849 – 16 May 1928) was an English poet, author and critic. He was strictly brought up in a small Protestant sect, the Plymouth Brethren, but broke away sharply from that faith. His account of his childhood in the book Father and Son has been described as the first psychological biography.

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