Poems and Prose
By (author) Gerard Manley Hopkins
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Poems and Prose by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Book DescriptionThe greatest English religious poet of the nineteenth century, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89) was a Jesuit priest and literary scholar whose life ended prematurely after his exhausting pastoral work among the slums of Liverpool and Dublin. His poems are dazzling celebrations of God's endless creative power couched in a uniquely expressive poetic diction, and all his mature poetry is her reprinted, together with illuminating fragments from journals, letters, sermons and lectures in which he expounds his literary and religious outlook.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781857157215
(165mm x 18mm x 111mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publish Date: 26-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gerard Manley Hopkins
As Kingfishers Catch Fire, Paperback (February 2015)
Offers a selection of Gerard Manley Hopkins' (1844-1889) poetry, ranging from the ecstasy of 'The Windhover' and 'Pied Beauty' to the heart-wrenching despair of the 'sonnets of desolation'.
Gerard Manley Hopkins, Paperback (May 2012)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) attended Balliol College, Oxford where he befriended the future Poet Laureate Robert Bridges. Since the publication of his poems in 1918 he has become one of the best known poets of the Victorian age and his are among the greatest poems written on the subject of faith and doubt. This book deals with his poems.
Selected Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins, Paperback (August 2011)
Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins created verse that combined material sensuousness with asceticism. This anthology features all of his mature work, including the well-known elegy, "The Wreck of the Deutschland."
Selected Poetry, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Hopkins is now recognized as a major nineteenth-century poet. His poetry reveals his sense of vocation as both priest and poet, his love of beauty, and his search for a unifying sacramental view of creation. This selection includes many of his best-known poems, including 'The Windhover' and 'Felix Randall'.
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