Father and Son

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Father and Son

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This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs. Father and Son stands as one of English literatures seminal autobiographies. In it Edmund Gosse recounts, with humour and pathos, his childhood as a member of a Victorian Protestant sect and his struggles to forge his own identity despite the loving control of his fath This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs. Father and Son stands as one of English literatures seminal autobiographies. In it Edmund Gosse recounts, with humour and pathos, his childhood as a member of a Victorian Protestant sect and his struggles to forge his own identity despite the loving control of his father. A key document of the crisis of faith and doubt; a penetrating exploration of the impact of evolutionary science; an astute, well-observed, and moving portrait of the tensions of family life: Father and Son remains a classic of twentieth-century literature. As well as an illuminating introduction, this edition also provides a series of fascinating appendices including extracts from Philip Gosses Omphalos and his harrowing account of his wifes death from breast cancer.

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This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs. Father and Son stands as one of English literatures seminal autobiographies. In it Edmund Gosse recounts, with humour and pathos, his childhood as a member of a Victorian Protestant sect and his struggles to forge his own identity despite the loving control of his fath This book is the record of a struggle between two temperaments, two consciences and almost two epochs. Father and Son stands as one of English literatures seminal autobiographies. In it Edmund Gosse recounts, with humour and pathos, his childhood as a member of a Victorian Protestant sect and his struggles to forge his own identity despite the loving control of his father. A key document of the crisis of faith and doubt; a penetrating exploration of the impact of evolutionary science; an astute, well-observed, and moving portrait of the tensions of family life: Father and Son remains a classic of twentieth-century literature. As well as an illuminating introduction, this edition also provides a series of fascinating appendices including extracts from Philip Gosses Omphalos and his harrowing account of his wifes death from breast cancer.
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Title Father and Son Height 19.3
Edmund Gosse Width 1.5
ISBN-13 9780199539116 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0199539111 Spine Width
Publisher OUP Oxford Pages 304
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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