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The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins Volume VI: Sketches and Scholarly Studies
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The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins Volume VI: Sketches and Scholarly Studies (Hardback)

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Sketches and Scholarly Studies: Part 1: Academic, Classical, and Lectures on Poetry offers an original perspective on Gerard Manley Hopkins's training as a classicist. R. K. R. Thornton's edition attempts to follow the turns of Hopkins's mind, and to clarify what he was exploring. The notes and introductions reveal how careful a scholar Hopkins was, how intricate his knowledge of the Classics, and how his critical positions developed. The edition reveals in all its detail the range of Hopkins's research into the notion of poetry itself, when he prepared for his fellow Jesuits a course on 'rhetoric'. These areas were his training ground before he launched into his new-found poetic with 'The Wreck of the Deutschland'. Through this authoritative critical edition, we see Hopkins's continued exploration of metrics and glimpses of material which would grow into the major poetry that we know, but everywhere we can see the acuity of Hopkins's mind.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 09/09/2021 ISBN-13: 9780199534012  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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R. K. R. Thornton Kelsey Thornton, the son of an artist, is retired and balances editing with painting and writing. He was Head of Department of English at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne until 1990, and a Professor at the University of Birmingham until 2000. He has edited and published on a variety of writers, often supposedly minor figures: Hilliard, Clare, Gurney, Skipsey, Harvey, Gibson, Dowson, although Hopkins, by no means a minor writer, has occupied much of his time.

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