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Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins

by Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Norman H. MacKenzie.
ContributionsMacKenzie, Norman H.
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17958280M

A collection of the best-known poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins (). One of the Victorian era's greatest writers, Hopkins' reputation has continued to grow since his death. Our Great Poets series, launched in , has proven very popular, offering many of the best-loved poems by popular poets, well read by leading actors. The "Penguin Classics" edition of Gerard Manley Hopkins' "Poems and Prose" is selected and edited with an introduction by W.H. Gardner. Closer to Dylan Thomas than Matthew Arnold in his 'creative violence' and insistence on the sound of poetry, Gerard Manley Hopkins was no staid, conventional Victorian.

About Gerard Manley Hopkins Gerard Hopkins was born in , went to Highgate School and won a scholarship to Balliol College Oxford where he took a double first in Classics. He then entered the Society of Jesus and, feeling that writing poetry was too self-indulgent for a Jesuit Priest, burnt his early poems. About Gerard Manley Hopkins. Gerard Manley Hopkins is one of English poetry’s most brilliant stylistic innovators, and one of the most distinguished poets of any age. However, during his lifetime he was known not as a poet but as a Jesuit priest, and his More about Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Gerard Manley Hopkins, (born J , Stratford, Essex, Eng.—died June 8, , Dublin), English poet and Jesuit priest, one of the most individual of Victorian work was not published in collected form until , but it influenced many leading 20th-century poets. Hopkins was the eldest of the nine children of Manley Hopkins, an Anglican, who had been British consul general. Poems and Prose (Penguin Classics) by Gerard Manley Hopkins and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Scholars and those who must provide the latest and most accurate versions should use The Poetical Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins (ed. Norman H. MacKenzie. Oxford: Clarendon P, ) until such time as the eighth and final volume of Hopkins’s Collected Works appears—this volume, edited by Catherine Phillips, will appear in the near future.

Relatively unknown in his own lifetime, Gerard Manley Hopkins is the now accredited as the author of some of the finest and most complex poems in the English language. As a Victorian poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, Hopkins pioneered a revolutionary form of meter he termed "sprung rhythm" in his first major work, "The Wreck of Cited by: Gerard Manley Hopkins is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Victorian era.

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