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Gerard Manley Hopkins By Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins
by Gerard Manley Hopkins

This text brings together all Gerard Manley Hopkins's poetry and a selection of his prose writings to give the essence of his work and thinking. During his short life Hopkins strove to reconcile his religious and artistic vocations, and this edition demonstrates the range of his interests.
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Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Major Works by Gerard Manley Hopkins

This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together all Hopkins's poetry and a generous selection of his prose writings to give the essence of his work and thinking. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89) was one of the most innovative of nineteenth-century poets. During his tragically short life he strove to reconcile his religious and artistic vocations, and this edition demonstrates the range of his interests. It includes all his poetry, from best-known works such as 'The Wreck of the Deutschland' and "The Windhover' to translations, foreign language poems, plays, and verse fragments, and the recently discovered poem 'Consule Jones'. In addition there are excerpts from Hopkins's journals, letters, and spiritual writings. The poems are printed in chronological order to show Hopkins's changing preoccupations, and all the texts have been established from original manuscripts.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins Reviews


Review from previous edition Catherine Phillips's excellent edition of the poems...will be the standard reading text for many years to come. Times Literary Supplement

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GOR002984371
Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Major Works by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2002-09-12
480
0192840797
9780192840790
N/A
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