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User Review  - jrcovey - LibraryThing

Whatever the layer of Hindu tradition, or period of Indian history, Doniger has fascinating things to say about it—the sources of Indus Valley civilization, the relationship between the sacrifice ... Read full review

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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

I struggled with Doniger's massive survey of Hindu history and thought for over six months. In the end I completed it not because I was determined to get the better of it, but because I started to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caomhghin - LibraryThing

Hinduism (the religion) is complicated and complex and probably not coherent. That makes for a difficult book to write but Doniger tackles it brilliantly. She moves from the earliest texts through ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

What a great book. I have been checking it out again (and yet again) from the public library. I'm thinking I should just add it to my library and be done with it! I will read anything by Doniger. She ... Read full review

Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Zac Raasch - Goodreads

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Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

The book was very well researched and provided much information of Hopkins. However it seemed to almost prefer to focus on the issues of poetry, especially in Hopkins world, than on the poet himself ... Read full review

Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Benjamin Dueholm - Goodreads

As a personal, religious, and literary portrait of a resolutely obscure poet, this is an unusual book and a rather qualified success. I am a great admirer of Hopkins' verse and I am interested in his ... Read full review

Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

An incredibly in-depth biography of my favorite poet. Read full review

Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Ricky Ganci - Goodreads

This poet biography wasn't quite the artsy-cool one that the Shelley biography was—it was more conventional, but Mariani's style is different from what I imagine traditional biographies are like. It ... Read full review

Review: Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life

User Review  - Kathleenob - Goodreads

This biographer ...so far... is right on! I cried at the end. Such a hard life, but such a great poet. Read full review


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