By Paul Mariani

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

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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