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The Secret Dublin Diary of Gerard Manley Hopkins

The Secret Dublin Diary of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Robert Waldron

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A bold exploration in fiction of the years Gerard Manley Hopkins, one of England's foremost Victorian poets, spent in Ireland - of his torments, his ecstasies, his fears, and his loves.

The last sonnets of Gerard Manley Hopkins, fraught as they are with despair, have long intrigued readers and critics alike. In this fascinating and challenging novella, we discover that the poet's inner agony is the result of his homosexual inclinations, which he was compelled to hide from his fellow Jesuits. This is the story of a man who loves greatly, but because of the life he has chosen, he must always dissemble

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Author Robert Waldron
Publisher The O'Brien Press
Publication date 19 Feb 2010
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780863224096

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