Hopkins the Romantic? The Question of Empathy in "Spring and Fall."
- Hopkins. Loomis, Jeffrey B. // Victorian Poetry;Fall2006, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p357
The article presents reviews of essays concerning the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins including, "Hopkins and Whitman," by Eldrid Henington, "Darkening the Subject of Hopkins' Prosody," by Michael D. Hurley, and 'Goldengrove Unleaving: Hopkins' 'Spring and Fall,' Christina Rossetti's 'Mirrors...
- Eye Rhyme: Visual Experience and the Poetics of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Hutchison, Hazel // Victorian Poetry;Summer2011, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p217
The article analyzes the poetry of nineteenth century poet Gerard Manley Hopkins and his ideas on rhyme to the eye and his preoccupation with the sameness and unlikeness of sound and of meaning. Consideration is given to the use of metaphor and emphasis on the visual world that appears...
- Shining Plough and Piece-Bright Paling: Two Crucial Agricultural Images in Hopkins. Gourlay, Alexander S. // Notes & Queries;
The article looks at agricultural images presented in the poems "The Windhover" and "The Starlight Night" by the 19th-century English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. The author focuses on the image of a shining plough described in "The Windhover" and how it seems to reference the plough becoming...
- Hopkins' masonic bonfire. Steele, Thomas J. // Victorian Poetry;Summer97, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p233
Discusses the poems `That Nature Is a Heraclitean Fire and Of the Comfort of the Resurrection,' by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
- 'To prove him with hard questions': answerability in Hopkins' writings. Higgins, Lesley // Victorian Poetry;Spring2001, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p37
Focuses on the writings of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Presentations to enact rituals of affective answering; Participation of readers on epistemological, aesthetic, and religious dialogues; Degree of query represents textual risk-taking.
- Hopkins. Loomis, Jeffrey B. // Victorian Poetry;Fall2002, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p320
Examines the body of poetic works by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Range of subject matter and themes explored by Hopkins' work; Analysis of key issues of interest; Significance to the study of Victorian poetry.
- Rhyme and determination in Hopkins and Edward Thomas. McDonald, Peter // Essays in Criticism;Jul93, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p228
Analyzes the elements of rhyme and determination in the poems of Gerard M. Hopkins and Edward Thomas. Poet's choice of words as dictated by the contingencies of rhyme; Rhyme in poetry as a discipline in repetition; Argument and the chance of rhyme.
- Hopkins' Affective Rhythm: Grace and Intention in Tension. King, Joshua // Victorian Poetry;Fall2007, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p209
The article offers a critique of English poet Gerard Manley Hopkins' use of sprung rhythm, a form of poetic meter that is designed to mimic human speech. The author explains the theological ideology behind Hopkins' use of sprung rhythm in his poetry, and examines the reception of his work by...
- "Felix Randal." Hopkins, Gerard Manley; Steele, Thomas J. // Felix Randal;2011, p1
Felix Randal" is a sonnet with an Italian or Petrarchan rhyme scheme (abba, abba, ccd, ccd); although not published until 1918, it was written in 1880. The poem is largely romantic self-expression. There is little or no ironic separation between the "I" (the speaker within the poem) and the...