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GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS: A Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The intensely private, pious, sometimes melancholic and tortured life of the English Jesuit whose remarkable poems did not appear until a quarter-century after his death.Mariani (English/Boston Coll.; Death and Transfigurations, 2005, etc.) employs the present tense throughout, no doubt to lend immediacy to the introspective Hopkins (1844-89), who broke, then reconciled with his moderate Church of ... Read full review

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