By Paul Mariani
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844?1889) may were the main unique and cutting edge poet writing within the English language through 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 depression and his next restoration are a notable and encouraging non secular trip that might converse 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 religious existence and his literary lifestyles to create a wealthy and compelling portrait of a guy whose paintings and lifestyles proceed to talk to readers a century after his death.
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Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life by Paul Mariani