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The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook

Edited by Alice Jenkins

Routledge – 2006 – 192 pages

Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

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Description

Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Hopkins’ poetry presents:

  • extensive introductory comments on the contexts, critical history and interpretations of his work, from composition to the present
  • annotated extracts from key contextual documents, reviews and critical works
  • unabridged texts of twenty-nine of Hopkins’ most important poems, with detailed annotations
  • cross-references between documents and sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for futher reading.

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

Author Bio

Alice Jenkins is lecturer in the department of English at the University of Glasgow

Name: The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Routledge Study Guide and Sourcebook (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Alice Jenkins. Taking the form of a sourcebook, this guide to Hopkins’ poetry presents: extensive introductory comments on the contexts, critical history and interpretations of his work, from composition to the present annotated extracts from key contextual...
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