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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Price: £19.19
  • Author: Easson, Angus
  • ISBN: 9781136854699
  • Print ISBN: 9780415273237
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Ebook format: PDF

Gerard Manley Hopkins was among the most innovative writers of the Victorian period. Experimental and idiosyncratic, his work remains important for any student of nineteenth-century literature and culture.

This guide to Hopkins' life and work offers:

  • a detailed account of Hopkins life and creative development
  • an extensive introduction to Hopkins' poems, their critical history and the many interpretations of his work
  • cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Hopkins' work and seeking not only a guide to the poems, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them.

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