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10 great poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins and why you should read them . It also has a helpful introduction and detailed notes on the poems.
10 great poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins and why you should read them – selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. Whittling down a great poet’s oeuvre to 10 essential must-read poems is always going to be difficult, and the list of the best Hopkins poems which follows is, we confess, somewhat personal. Hopkins was moved to write this poem after hearing about the felling of some poplar trees in Oxford in 1879. By the end, the poplars were all gone: ‘All felled, felled, are all felled’ (how well that line captures the heartless and systematic felling of the trees through its bald repetition).
POETAE DEBITAM INGENIO LAVDEM EXPECTANTIS. SERVM TAMEN MONVMENTVM ESSET. ANNVM AETATIS XCVIII AGENTI. VETERIS AMICITIAE PIGNVS. D D D. R B. CONTENTS. p. 7. Poems 1876-1889. 11. Unfinished Poems & Fragments. 101. ILLUSTRATIONS. opp. pp. 7 & 41. Facsimiles fr. Autograph Poems. at p. 71. & of an Unfinished Poem. 92. Signatures of 1866 & 1885.
Gerard Manley Hopkins: Selected full-text books and articles. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets
Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ (28 July 1844 – 8 June 1889) was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets. His manipulation of prosody – particularly his concept of sprung rhythm and use of imagery – established him as an innovative writer of verse. Two of his major themes were nature and religion.
Gerard Manley Hopkins is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Victorian era. However, because his style was so radically different from that. However, because his style was so radically different from tha. Gerard Manley Hopkins is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Victorian era. However, because his style was so radically different from that of his contemporaries, his best poems were not accepted for publication during his lifetime, and his achievement was not fully recognized until after World War I. Hopkins’s family encouraged his artistic talents when he was a youth in Essex, England.
The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins text guide. The poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins is imbued with the world view and background from which he came, which in his case was heavily influenced by the Bible and Christian thought, whilst also assuming knowledge of classical stories and culture. He wrote in the expectation that his audience would comprehend this world view. He was the eldest of eight children. His father was in marine insurance, and wrote several books on ships, but also wrote poetry and songs. His mother was also musical and fond of literature. Dive in to the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins text guide.
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) was a Jesuit priest whose poetry combined an awareness of material sensuousness with the asceticism of religious devotion. His collected poems, published posthumously in 1918, exercised a profound influence on modern poetry. This volume features all of Hopkins's mature work, offering a sampler of the poet's striking originality, intellectual depth, and perceptive vision