Gerard Manley Hopkins, the man and the poet.

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Hopkins, Gerard Manley, -- 1844
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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. Scholars and those who must provide the latest and most accurate versions should use The Poetical Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins (ed. Norman H. MacKenzie. Oxford: Clarendon P, ) until such time as the eighth and final volume of Hopkins’s Collected Works appears—this volume, edited by Catherine Phillips, will appear in the near future.

An insightful and inspirational biography of the heroic and spiritual poet.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins (?) may well have been the most original and innovative poet writing in the English language during the nineteenth century. Yet his story of personal struggle, doubt, intense introspection, and inward heroism has never been told by: 8.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins: the poet priest who deserves a place in the gay canon Wrestling with his desires while committed to Jesuit celibacy left poetry as the only outlet for Hopkins’s sexuality. Gerard Manley Hopkins, (born JStratford, Essex, Eng.—died June 8,Dublin), English poet and Jesuit priest, one of the most individual of Victorian work was not published in collected form untilbut it influenced many leading 20th-century poets.

Hopkins was the eldest of the nine children of Manley Hopkins, an Anglican, who had been British consul general. Gerard Manley Hopkins (), now known as one of the finest poets of the Victorian era, was also a Jesuit priest, and a convert to Catholicism from the Church of England.

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the book proceeds as a more or less chronological series of diary entries and letters, boiled down by. About Gerard Manley Hopkins Gerard Hopkins was born inwent to Highgate School and won a scholarship to Balliol College Oxford where he took a double first in Classics.

He then entered the Society of Jesus and, feeling that writing poetry was too self-indulgent for a Jesuit Priest, burnt his early poems. The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins: Volume V Sermons and Spiritual Writings By Gerard Manley Hopkins Published Oxford University Press Pages. 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. Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J.

was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets.

His experimental explorations in prosody and his use of imagery established him as a daring innovator in. “Selected Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins”, p, Courier Corporation 7 Copy quote I thought how sadly beauty of inscape was unknown and buried away from simple people and yet how near at hand it was if they had eyes to see it and it could be called out everywhere again.

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Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets.

The Caged Skylark by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Prev Article Next Article. In the poem, The Caged Skylark, the poet compares the spirit of man to a caged skylark, which though possessing the courage to face a storm, may be confined within the bars of a dull cage, so the spirit of man, which has the courage to soar to heaven, is confined within.

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Putnam’s Sons $, pagesAuthor: CONSTANCE CASEY. Gerard Manley Hopkins. [Calcutta, New York] Indian Branch, Oxford University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Gerard Manley Hopkins; Gerard Manley Hopkins: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K R Srinivasa Iyengar; Jerome D'Souza; Geoffrey Cumberlege; Sri Gouranga Press,; Oxford University.

Gerard Manley Hopkins was a philosopher, and not only a philosopher but a prophet, and not only a prophet but a priest, for he saw the intimate eternal reality of all created things and called us to share the vision and knowledge that the whole world is charged with the grandeur of God.

Gerard Manley Hopkins is quite simply one of the three greatest British poets--along with Keats and Shakespeare, but he is also important to the modern Catholic Church for another reason, as well.

Born at Stratford, Essex, England, on JGerard Manley Hopkins is regarded as one the Victorian era's greatest poets.

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He was raised in a prosperous and artistic family. He attended Balliol College, Oxford, inwhere he studied Classics. InHopkins first read John Henry Newman. Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets.

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His experimental explorations in prosody and his use of imagery established him as a daring innovator in a period of largely traditional verse. Life Early life and family Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in. Gerard Manley Hopkins: the poet priest who deserves a place in the gay canon.

Wrestling with his desires while committed to Jesuit celibacy left poetry as the only outlet for Hopkins’s sexuality. Review of The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins. The last two books Plough sent to me for review are collections of writings by two very unusual but passionate Catholics, the Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (English, ) and the unsinkable Dorothy Day (American, ).

Originally published in In his lifetime, Gerard Manley Hopkins was known as a poet only by a small circle of his friends. More than any other major Victorian writer, he was recovered and presented as a poet to modern readers by editors and scholars of the first half of the twentieth century.

About Gerard Manley Hopkins. An insightful and inspirational biography of the heroic and spiritual poet. Gerard Manley Hopkins (?) may well have been the most original and innovative poet writing in the English language during the nineteenth century.

Although only one new full-length book largely devoted to Hopkins has reached my reviewer's desk this year, I find it highly worthy. Written by a New Zealander who was partly educated in Scotland and has now published his work with an Anglo-American press, Tim McKenzie's Vocation in the Poetry of the Priest-Poets George Herbert, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and R.

Thomas (Edwin Mellen. Get this from a library! Gerard Manley Hopkins, the man and the poet. [K R Srinivasa Iyengar].July 28 marks the birthday of the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Reverend Father Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J. (28 July – 8 June ) was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert, and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian experimental explorations in prosody (especially sprung rhythm) and his use of imagery established him as a daring.

by Gerard Manley Hopkins, edited by Robert Bridges Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins Gerard Manley Hopkins This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1,