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Hopkins' Mechanistic Ontology

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines English poet Gerald Manley Hopkins' mechanistic ontology. In his 1868 essay titled ‘Notes on the History of Greek Philosophy’, Hopkins used the terms ‘conception’ and ‘image’ to ... More


‘the flush and foredrawn’

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the scientific basis of English poet Gerald Manley Hopkins' analogy in his works. Hopkins believed that the fundamental laws of motion provide the forms which serve to represent ... More


Periodicals

Elizabeth Tilley

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the periodical press in nineteenth-century Ireland. Periodical publishing was particularly scanty in the first decade of the nineteenth century. The most ... More


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