Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

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A collection of the best-known poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889). One of the Victorian era's greatest writers, Hopkins' reputation has continued to grow since his death. Our "Great Poets" series, launched in 2007, has proven very popular, offering many of the best-loved poems by popular poets in an inexpensive 1 CD collection - and well read by leading actors. This anthology of works by one of poetry's most daring innovators will undoubtedly become a best-seller. The collection includes "The Windhover", "The Caged Skylark", "Carrion Comfort", "Spring and Fall" and "Inversnaid".show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 124 x 138 x 10mm | 99.79g
  • NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • 962634900X
  • 9789626349007
  • 255,703

Review quote

To read Hopkins's poetry aloud, you have to be sensitive to all his chiming alliteration,assonance and idiosyncratic rhythm, and yet allow the poet's own voice to be heard. Jeremy Northam does just that, giving the listener the essence of Hopkins: the 'dearest freshness deep down things'. (Rachel Redford, The Observer)show more