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The Stigma of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter resituates Gerard Manley Hopkins, whose name has become synonymous with metrical experiment, within the prosodic, philological, and theological debates of his time. His commitment to ... More


The Institution of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins with a discussion of metrical mastery, outlining the way that Robert Bridges's intervention in his best-selling treatise Milton's Prosody expanded and popularized the theories ... More


Dead letters: Gerard Manley Hopkins's ‘Terrible Sonnets’

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote six sonnets that can be grouped together as the ‘terrible sonnets’: ‘To Seem the Stranger’, ‘I Wake and Feel’, ‘Patience’, ‘My Own Heart’, ‘Carrion Comfort’, and ‘No ... More


Passion and Playfulness in the Letters of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Michael D. Hurley

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Friends since their undergraduate days at Oxford, Gerard Manley Hopkins and Robert Bridges exchanged letters for the next twenty-six years, until Hopkins’s death in 1889. Witty, whimsical and ... More


Hopkins

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Gerard Manley Hopkins’ early interest in the relation between verbal sound and meaning is shown by the many philological notes in the diary, including one on ‘euphonic concord’ in an African ... More


“For the Life Was Manifested”

Kevin Hart

in Material Spirit: Religion and Literature Intranscendent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255405
eISBN:
9780823261147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255405.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines a phenomenology of Christianity through a reading of Gerard Manley Hopkins' “Hurrahing in Harvest,” a poem that points toward “how to develop a theology of the senses and a ... More


The History of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sets out the book's historical and methodological framework. Despite the modernist characterization of Victorian tradition as unified and steadfast, the various approaches to Victorian ... More


Poetry and Prayer

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083735
eISBN:
9780226083421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083421.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Whether atheist, agnostic, or of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, or other heritage, poets frequently both mimic and interrogate prayer. From Gerard Manley Hopkins, T. S. Eliot, W. B. Yeats, and ... More


Seeing Catholicly: Poetry and the Catholic Imagination

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What are some hallmarks of Catholic vision that might allow readers to identify a Catholic imagination at work when they encounter one? Is it possible to identify lines of continuity among writers ... More


Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Brian Sudlow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include ... More


Poetry and Catholic Themes

Angela Alaimo O’Donnell

in Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Poetry is a literary form especially suited for exploring the religious imagination, calling both poets and readers of poetry to an experience beyond the state of ordinary perception. A number of ... More


The Oxford English Dictionary

Matthew Sperling

in Visionary Philology: Geoffrey Hill and the Study of Words

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701088
eISBN:
9780191770524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701088.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the relationship between Geoffrey Hill's poetry and the Oxford English Dictionary, in the context of the dictionary's overall relationship to literary language, from its ... More


Tennyson

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Gerard Manley Hopkins, after reading Enoch Arden, had begun to doubt Alfred Tennyson. He had previously thought of Tennyson as always new, touching, beyond other poets, not pressed with human ... More


Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores at length the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include writers ... More


Paper Replicas: Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore

Linda Anderson

in Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Elizabeth Bishop's relationship with fellow poet Marianne Moore, whom she met in 1934 as a senior student about to graduate from Vassar College. Aside from drafts of poems and ... More


Putting Variety at Issue Varietas in Pliny the Younger, Lucretius, and Horace

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third chapter examines the strategic role that the concept (and vocabulary) of variety plays in three Latin authors. In Pliny’s letters, variety plays an important role in negotiating Pliny’s ... More


Irish Birmingham: A History

James Moran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314742
eISBN:
9781846316043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316043
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Birmingham has long been shaped by its Irish residents. The migration caused by Ireland's potato famine gave Birmingham the fourth highest Irish-born population of any English or Welsh town in the ... More


Christians and Adversaries in the Evolving Norton Anthology of English Literature: Old-Time Religion and the New Academic Market

Wayne Glausser

in Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines fifty years of evolving annotations in the influential Norton Anthology of English Literature. As editors provide information about canonical works that aim to present Christian ... More


Introduction

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The nineteenth century was marked by profound religious upheaval and redefinition, when religious madness was perceived not as supernatural possession, but as organic or pathological in origin. In ... More


Visionary Philology: Geoffrey Hill and the Study of Words

Matthew Sperling

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701088
eISBN:
9780191770524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

Interviewed in 1966, Geoffrey Hill said, ‘Language contains everything you want—history, sociology, economics: it is a kind of drama of human destiny.’ This book shows how the work of one of the ... More


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