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By Paul Mariani

An insightful and inspirational biography of the heroic and religious poet.

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844?1889) could were the main unique and leading edge poet writing within the English language throughout the 19th century. but his tale of non-public fight, doubt, extreme introspection, and inward heroism hasn't ever been advised absolutely. As a Jesuit priest, Hopkins?s descent into loneliness and melancholy and his next restoration are a amazing and encouraging non secular trip that might communicate to many readers, despite their religion or philosophies.

Paul Mariani, an award-winning poet himself and writer of a few biographies of literary figures, brilliantly integrates Hopkins?s non secular existence and his literary lifestyles to create a wealthy and compelling portrait of a guy whose paintings and existence proceed to talk to readers a century after his death.

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