- The autobiographer as artist: Gosse
- Gosse attempts to identify Father and Son with literary realism
- Critical debate about the genre of Father and Son
- His mother's death in Father and Son
- Skepticism about scientific systems becomes a primary focus
Gosse, Edmund. Averts and Impressions. New York: Scribner's, 1922.
Gosse, Edmund. Father and Son: A Study of Two Temperaments. Ed. James Hepburn (1907; London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1974. This text is reprinted from the first impression of the original 1907 edition.
Peterson, Linda H. “Gosse's Father and Son: The Evolution of Scientific Autobiography” [Chapter in Autobiography: The Tradition of Self-Interpretation
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