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Created to Praise: The Language of Gerard Manley Hopkins

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An ex-library copy of 'Created to Praise: The Language of Gerard Manley Hopkins': "The Victorian Jesuit Gerard Manley Hopkins found in religious discipline, and realised in his poetry, the tremendous power at the heart of human language. Margaret Ellsberg traces the connections between the poet's development of the concept of vocation, his grasp of the implications of sacrament, his interpretation of the function of particulars in nature, and, in an ironic balance of decorum and irregularity, his subtle appropriation of something resembling baroque aesthetics. Throughout his poetry, Ellsberg argues, Hopkins's use of a specifically sacramental ideal of language, a poetic diction that celebrates particularity in nature, allows the poet/priest to unite the vocabularies of both vocations and achieve a voice perfectly pitched at praise."

Book in good condition, although there are some pencilled underlinings and the normal ex-library stamps.

Item details

Author(s):
Ellsberg, M. R.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
145
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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An ex-library copy of 'Created to Praise: The Language of Gerard Manley Hopkins': "The Victorian Jesuit Gerard Manley Hopkins found in religious discipline, and realised in his poetry, the tremendous power at the heart of human language. Margaret Ellsberg traces the connections between the poet's development of the concept of vocation, his grasp of the implications of sacrament, his interpretation of the function of particulars in nature, and, in an ironic balance of decorum and irregularity, his subtle appropriation of something resembling baroque aesthetics. Throughout his poetry, Ellsberg argues, Hopkins's use of a specifically sacramental ideal of language, a poetic diction that celebrates particularity in nature, allows the poet/priest to unite the vocabularies of both vocations and achieve a voice perfectly pitched at praise."

Book in good condition, although there are some pencilled underlinings and the normal ex-library stamps.

Author(s):
Ellsberg, M. R.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1987
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
145
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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