Go Advanced Search
 

Get this free title from:




Free Stuff in These Categories
Find More Titles by
This Author: Edmond Gosse
This Narrator: Alana Jordan
This Publisher: LibriVox

Father and Son by Edmond Gosse

Father and Son

by Edmond Gosse

Product Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
8 Hrs. 58 min.
Share This

Description

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. The book focuses on the father's response to the new evolutionary theories, especially those of his scientific colleague Charles Darwin, and Edmund's gradual rejection of both his father and his father's fundamentalist religion.


People Who Liked Father and Son Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Autobiography
by John Stuart Mill

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

Podcast Episodes




Podcast Feed URL:

More Details

  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: F034793
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download