Selected Poetry (The World's Classics)

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Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-89) is now recognized as a major poet of striking originality and is widely admired for his particularly vivid expression of feeling. This selection, chosen from the award-winning Oxford Authors critical edition, includes most of the larger fragments and all of his major English poems, such as "The Blessed Virgin," "No Worst," "The Windhover," "Pied Beauty" and "The Wreck of the Deutschland." The poems are illuminated further by extensive Notes and a useful Introduction to Hopkins's life and poetry.

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Catherine Phillips is Fellow and Director of Studies in English at Downing College, Cambridge. Her publications include her Gerard Manley Hopkins edition for the Oxford Authors series (1986), and the Selected Letters of Gerard Manley Hopkins (OUP, 1990).


Ad Mariam
Aeschylus: Prometheus Desmotes (lines 88-100, 114-27
The Alchemist In The City
All As That Moth
At The Wedding March
Barnfloor And Winepress
The Beginning Of The End
Binsey Poplars (felled 1879)
The Blessed Virgin, Compared To The Air We Breathe
Boughs Being Pruned
The Bugler's First Communion
The Caged Skylark
The Candle Indoors
Carrion Comfort
Castara Victrix
Cheery Beggar
A Complaint
Confirmed Beauty
Continuation Of R. Garnet's Nix
Duns Scotus's Oxford
The Earth And Heaven, So Little Known
Easter Communion
The Elopement
Epigrams: 1
Epigrams: 2
Epigrams: 3
Epigrams: 4. By Mrs. Hopley
Epigrams: 5. Modern Poets
Epigrams: 6. By One Of The Old School Who Was Bid To Follow
Epigrams: 7. On A Poetess
Epigrams: 8. On One Who Borrowed His Sermons
The Escorial
Felix Randal
Floris In Italy
For A Picture Of St.dorothea
For A Picture Of St.dorothea
For A Picture Of St.dorothea
For Stephen And Barberie
A Fragment Of Anything You Like
The Furl Of Fresh-leaved Dogrose Down
Glimmer'd Along The Square-cut Steep
God's Grandeur
The Golden Echo
The Habit Of Perfection
Hailstorm In May
The Half-way House
The Handsome Heart: At A Gracious Answer (version B)
Harry Ploughman
He Hath Abolished The Old Drouth
He Mightbe Slow
Heaven-haven; A Nun Takes The Veil
Henry Purcell
Hope Holds To Christ
Horace: Odi Profanum Volgus Et Arceo (odes Iii. 1)
Horace: Persicos Odi, Puer, Apparatus (odes I.38)
How All Is One Way Wrought
Hurrahing In Harvest
I Am Like A Slip Of Comet
I Must Hunt Down The Prize
Il Mystico
The Immanent
In The Valley Of The Elwy
It Was A Hard Thing
Jesu Dulcis Memoria
The Lantern Out Of Doors
The Leaden Echo (maiden's Song From St. Winefred's Well)
Let Me Be To Thee
The Loss Of The Eurydice
Love Me As I Love Thee
Love Preparing To Fly
The Lover's Stars
Margaret Clitheroe
The May Magnificat
Miss Story's Character
Moonless Darkness
Morning Midday And Evening Sacrifice
Mothers Are Doubtless
My Own Heart Let Me More Have Pity On; Let
My Prayers Must Meet A Brazen Heaven
Myself Unholy
New Readings
The Nightingale
No, They Are Come
Not Kind! To Freeze Me
Now I Am Minded
O Death, Death
O Deus, Ego Amo Te
O What A Silence
On St. Winefred
On The Portrait Of Two Beautiful Young People
Oratio Patris Condren: O Jesu Vivens In Maria
Patience, Hard Thing! The Hard Thing But To Pray
The Peacock's Eye
Penmaen Pool
Pied Beauty
Proved Etherege
The Queen's Crowning
The Rainbow
Repeat That, Repeat
Rosa Mystica
S. Thomae Aquinatis Rhythmus Ad Ss. Sacramentum
The Sea And The Skylark
The Sea Took Pity
See How Spring Opens
She Schools The Flighty Pupils Of Her Eyes
The Shepherd's Brow
The Silver Jubilee
The Soldier
A Soliloquy Of One Of The Spies Left In The Wilderness
Spelt From Sibyl's Leaves
Spring And Death
Spring And Fall: To A Young Child
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez
St. Thecla
St. Winifred's Well
The Starlight Night
The Summer Malison
The Terrible Sonnets: 3
That Nature Is A Heraclitean Fire & Of The Comfort Of The Resurrection
Thee, God, I Come From
The Times Are Nightfall
To Him Who Ever Thought With Love Of Me
To His Watch
To Oxford
To R. B.
To Seem The Stranger Lies My Lot, My Life
To What Serves Mortal Beauty?
Tom's Garland
Trees By Their Yield
A Trio Of Triolets: 1
A Trio Of Triolets: 2. Cockle's Antibilious Pills
A Trio Of Triolets: 3
A Vision Of The Mermaids
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
A Voice From The World (fragments/answer To Miss Rossetti)
What Being In Rank-old Nature
What Shall I Do For The Land That Bred Me
When Eyes That Cast
Where Art Thou Friend
Why Should Their Foolish Bands
The Windhover: To Christ Our Lord
A Windy Day In Summer
Winter With The Gulf Stream
The Woodlark
The Wreck Of The Deutschland
Yes For A Time
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

This collection of poems was chosen from the Oxford Authors critical edition and includes all of Hopkins' major English poems and many of his fragments. While this won't be for everyone, college-level students of Hopkins will find it an invaluable resource; especially the notes which reveal keys to understanding Hopkins' life. -- Midwest Book Review

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