Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Major Works

Paperback | March 12, 2009

byGerard Manley HopkinsEditorCatherine Phillips

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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 suchas '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 inchronological order to show Hopkins's changing preoccupations, and all the texts have been established from original manuscripts.

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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 ...

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889), was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose 20th-century fame established him posthumously among the leading Victorian poets.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.01 inPublished:March 12, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199538859

ISBN - 13:9780199538850

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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