Publisher description for Selected poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Gerard Manley Hopkins ; edited and with an introduction by Bob Blaisdell.


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A Jesuit priest, Hopkins created verse that combined his awareness of material sensuousness with the asceticism of religious devotion. His collected poems, published posthumously in 1918, exercised a profound influence on modern poetry. This volume features all of Hopkins' mature work, including his well-known elegy, "The Wreck of the Deutschland," as well as "God's Grandeur" and "Hurrahing in Harvest."



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