Author:Edmund William Gosse

Edmund William Gosse
C.B.; English poet, author and critic; President of the Royal Academy
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "E. G." or by "E. W. G."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "E. G."
Edmund William Gosse


  • Madrigals, Songs, and Sonnets (1870), co-author John Arthur Blaikie
  • On Viol and Flute (1873)
  • King Erik (1876)
  • New Poems (1879)
  • Seventeenth Century Studies (1883)
  • Life of Thomas Gray (4 vols., 1884)
  • Firdausi in Exile (1885)
  • Life of William Congreve (1888)
  • A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1889)
  • Northern studies (1890) (external scan)
  • Questions at Issue (1893) (external scan)
  • The Jacobean Poets (1894)
  • In Russet and Silver (1894)
  • Collected Poems (1896)
  • History of Modern English Literature (1897)
  • Life and Letters of Dr John Donne, Dean of St Paul's (1899)
  • Hypolympia, or the Gods on the Island (1901)
  • vols. iii. and iv. of an Illustrated Record of English Literature (1903-1904), in connection with Dr Richard Garnett.
  • Jeremy Taylor (1904)
  • French Profiles (1905) (external scan)
  • Life of Sir Thomas Browne (1905) also known as Sir Thomas Browne (external scan)
  • Father and Son (1907) (autobiography) (external scan)
  • The Life of Algernon Charles Swinburne (1917) (external scan)

As editorEdit


Contributions to the Dictionary of National BiographyEdit

1st supplement
2nd supplement

Contributions to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth EditionEdit

Contributions to 1911 Encyclopædia BritannicaEdit

Other WorksEdit


  • The Bridal March; One Day (1896), by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson[1]

Translated PoemsEdit

Works about GosseEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1928, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.