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Published: 31 March 2020

354 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781942954361

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The Fire That Breaks

Gerard Manley Hopkins's Poetic Legacies

Edited by Daniel Westover and Thomas Alan Holmes

Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press

  • The first collection of essays to explore the long reach of Hopkins as a stimulus to other writers, an influence unrivalled by other Victorian poets and undervalued in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
  • Fourteen essays by the world's foremost Hopkins scholars as well as trailblazing younger scholars with new perspectives on Hopkins's influence
  • Afterword by Joseph Feeney, a world authority on Hopkins and editor of Hopkins Quarterly
  • Essays examine Hopkins's influence on canonical writers - among them Geoffrey Hill, T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Ivor Gurney, Dylan Thomas, Elizabeth Bishop, John Berryman, and Derek Walcott - and also on contemporary poets and novelists whose responses to Hopkins have often been missed by reviewers and critics