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Gerard Manley Hopkins : A Literary Life - Gerald Roberts

Gerard Manley Hopkins

A Literary Life

Paperback Published: 26th April 1994
ISBN: 9780333568217
Number Of Pages: 153

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A concise study of the life and poetry of the Victorian priest-poet. Gerald Roberts gives a chronological description and analysis of Hopkins's career and writing, and pays due attention to the Victorian and Jesuit background. The resulting picture is of a man divided between the religious and the aesthetic life, a story of apparent failure and real achievement.

Preface - Acknowledgements - The Road to Parnassus - Chasing the Master - The Convert - Hocking and the Jesuits - The Journal - The Jesuits - Towards the 'Deutschland' - The Return to Poetry - The Poet and the Priest - Oxford - At Bedford Leigh - Liverpool - Glasgow - Training completed - At Stonyhurst - Heraclitean Fire - Afterwards - Bibliography - Notes - Index

ISBN: 9780333568217
ISBN-10: 0333568214
Series: Literary Life
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 153
Published: 26th April 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1