Sir Edmund William Gosse CB / ɡɒs /; 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. Gosse’s last major book was The Life of Algernon Charles Swinburne. Gosse’s understanding of Swinburne was based on a deep personal knowledge of the poet and a sympathetic love of his art. It is.
Dec 08, 2016 · The nature of Gosse’s working life, first as a clerk-cataloguer at the British Museum 1860–1875, then as a translator at the Board of Trade 1875–1904, and finally as librarian of the House of Lords 1904–1914 allowed him spare time to devote to literary pursuits, and he cultivated friendships with such figures as Stevenson, Swinburne, Hardy, and James.
The Life of Swinburne - Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies Paperback Edmund Gosse £14.99 Paperback.
Back in those mid Victorian days, when early advancement in the arena of learning sometimes began with a junior post in some national cultural institution, such as a national library or a museum, Edmund Gosse was given the post of library cataloguer at the British Museum on the strength of a certain verbal facility and ‘a working knowledge of Italian, French and German’. Algernon Charles Swinburne was an important Victorian poet and critic. The collection documents Swinburne's literary affairs and friendships, plus critical reactions to the poet. It consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, artworks, and printed material produced by Swinburne, his friends and associates, and present-day scholars.
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 in 1849, in the midst of Victorian England. His parents educated him thoroughly in the Bible, and. Swinburne was born at 7 Chester Street, Grosvenor Place, London, on 5 April 1837.He was the eldest of six children born to Captain later Admiral Charles Henry Swinburne 1797–1877 and Lady Jane Henrietta, daughter of the 3rd Earl of Ashburnham, a wealthy Northumbrian family. He grew up at East Dene in Bonchurch on the Isle of Wight. As a child, Swinburne was "nervous" and "frail," but.
Its publication in the Cambridge Library Collection makes the poems available to the scholar, the Kipling enthusiast, and the general reader. Early Recollections Chiefly Relating to the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge, during his Long Residence in Bristol. During his lifetime he was best known for his study of the geography and history of pre-Roman Italy published 1840–2 and also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection and his analyses of the fragmentary evidence for the Umbrian and Oscan languages, published in Latin in 1835–9 and now reissued in this volume.
English poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne was born into a wealthy Northumbrian family in London, England in 1837. He was educated at Eton College and at Balliol College, Oxford, but did not complete a degree. Edmund Gosse; Edmund Gosse primary author only Author division. Edmund Gosse is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Edmund Gosse is composed of 16 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. Swinburne's work was once quite popular among undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge, though today it has gone out of fashion. This is at least somewhat contextual, as it tends to mirror the popular and academic consensus regarding his work, although his Poems and Ballads, First Series and his Atalanta in Calydon have never been out of critical favour.
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