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Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Robert Bridges

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) was an English poet, educated at Oxford. Entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1866 and the Jesuit novitiate in 1868, he was ordained in 1877. Upon becoming a Jesuit he burned much of his early verse and abandoned the writing of poetry. However, the sinking in 1875 of a German ship carrying five Franciscan nuns, exiles from Germany, inspired him to write one of his most impressive poems “The Wreck of the Deutschland.” Thereafter he produced his best poetry, including “God’s Grandeur,” “The Windhover,” “The Leaden Echo,” and “The Golden Echo.” (Summary by Bartleby) Editor: Robert S. Bridges (1844-1930)

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) was an English poet, educated at Oxford. Entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1866 and the Jesuit novitiate in 1868, he was ordained in 1877. Upon becoming a Jesuit he burned much of his early verse and abandoned the writing of poetry. However, the sinking in 1875 of a German ship carrying five Franciscan nuns, exiles from Germany, inspired him to write one of his most impressive poems “The Wreck of the Deutschland.” Thereafter he produced his best poetry, including “God’s Grandeur,” “The Windhover,” “The Leaden Echo,” and “The Golden Echo.” (Summary by Bartleby) Editor: Robert S. Bridges (1844-1930)
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Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) was an English poet, educated at Oxford. Entering the Roman Catholic Church in 1866 and the Jesuit novitiate in 1868, he was ordained in 1877. Upon becoming a Jesuit he burned much of his early verse and abandoned the writing of poetry. However, the sinking in 1875 of a German ship carrying five Franciscan nuns, exiles from Germany, inspired him to write one of his most impressive poems “The Wreck of the Deutschland.” Thereafter he produced his best poetry, including “God’s Grandeur,” “The Windhover,” “The Leaden Echo,” and “The Golden Echo.” (Summary by Bartleby) Editor: Robert S. Bridges (1844-1930)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

4h 54m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:44


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:04


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

28:41


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:32


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:10


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

21:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:28


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:26


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:12