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Gerard Manley Hopkins
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""No doubt, my poetry errs on the side of oddness…" "
- Letter to Burns

A Commentary on the Sonnets of G.M. Hopkins
(Peter Milward, Joseph N. Tylenda (Introduction) )
In the tradition of Shakespeare, Spenser, Sidney, Donne, and Milton, Jesuit poet Gerald Manley Hopkins wrote a series of metaphysical and religious, personal and descriptive sonnets from 1877 until his death in 1889. Here, Father Milward presents all 31 Hopkins sonnets followed by line-by-line commentary, often incorporating Hopkins' own criticisms and letters.

Hopkins Re-Constructed : Life, Poetry and the Tradition
(Justus George Lawler )
Justus George Lawler's critically acclaimed study of the work of the Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889)

Immortal Diamond : The Spiritual Vision of Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Gerard Manley Hopkins )
The author's verse contains the unique paradox of a poet/priest who wanted to evoke the spiritual essence of nature sensuously, and to communicate this revelation using innovative technique and natural language. This collection gives voice to his feelings of intense spiritual longing.

Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
(Gerard Manley Hopkins, Norman H. MacKenzie (Editor) )
Fourth ed. based on the First ed. of 1918 and enl. to incorporate all known Poems and Fragments. Ed. with additional notes, a Foreword on the Revised Text, and a new biographical and critical introd. by W.H. Gardner and N.H. MacKenzie.


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