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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English


  • Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889.

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Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: Tokyo : Hokuseido Press, 1968.

StatementPeter Milward.
SeriesStudies in British literature ;, v. 13
ContributionsHopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889.
LC ClassificationsPR4803.H44 W76 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1867253M
ISBN 100889465843
LC Control Number90025437

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The experience of Robert Bridges with The Wreck of the Deutschland offers a parallel to the experience of many later readers of the poem. Bridges first saw the Deutschland in , a little more than forty years before he published it in his edition of the poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Literary Nonfiction. Nigel Foxell's first and scholarly book, Ten Poems Analysed (, Pergamon Press), concluded with his study of Gerard Manley Hopkins, masterpiece, 'The Wreck of the Deutschland', that 'magisterially eccentric work of genius', in the phrase of Geoffrey Hill. Fifty years on, this is the chapter Foxell has chosen to reprint. Explicates the meaning of the poem, The Wreck of the Deutschland, word by word, and stanza by stanza, keeping in mind the undercurrents of thought and influence in the poem that flow from pages of the New Testament, the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and the plays of Gerard Manley Hopkins (–89). Poems. 4. The Wreck of the Deutschland To the happy memory of five Franciscan Nuns exiles by the Falk Laws drowned between midnight and morning of .

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Manley Hopkins was the founder of a marine insurance firm. It is no accident that shipwreck, one of the firm’s primary concerns, was the subject of Hopkins’s most ambitious poem, The Wreck of the Deutschland (). Nor can the emphasis on religion in that poem be . The themes of Gerard Manley Hopkins's "The Wreck of the Deutschland" include religion and natural lengthy poem is written in free verse (with lines of varying length) and commemorates. Gerard Manley Hopkins, English poet and Jesuit priest, one of the most individual of Victorian writers. His work was not published in collected form until , but it influenced many leading 20th-century poets. Hopkins was the eldest of the nine children of Manley Hopkins, an Anglican, who had. Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ (28 July – 8 June ) was an English poet and Jesuit priest, whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian manipulation of prosody – particularly his concept of sprung rhythm and use of imagery – established him as an innovative writer of verse. Two of his major themes were nature and mater: Heythrop College, London, Balliol College, .