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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins


Gerard Manley Hopkins

ratings:
4/5 (6 ratings)
Length:
1 hour
Released:
Apr 1, 2009
ISBN:
9789629547639
Format:
Audiobook

Description

A collection of the best-known poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889). One of the Victorian era’s greatest writers, Hopkins’ reputation has continued to grow since his death. Our Great Poets series, launched in 2007, has proven very popular, offering many of the best-loved poems by popular poets in an inexpensive collection – and well read by leading actors. This anthology of works by one of poetry’s most daring innovators will undoubtedly become a best-seller. The collection includes The Windhover, The Caged Skylark, Carrion Comfort, Spring and Fall, and Inversnaid.
Released:
Apr 1, 2009
ISBN:
9789629547639
Format:
Audiobook


About the author

One of the great Christian poets of the modern era, Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in Stratford, England in 1844. At age twenty-two he left a promising career at Oxford to become a Jesuit priest. When he died of typhoid fever in 1899 at age forty-four, none of his poems had been published.

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    His work is is beautiful. One of my favorite poets