• Gerald Roberts
Part of the Macmillan Literary Lives book series (LL)


However limited Hopkins’s experience of life — he was only 44 when he died and his last 20 years had been spent as a Jesuit — only that life could have produced work of such marked character. ‘Himself it spoke and spelled’: the Oxford seeker for religious certainty, the St Beuno’s enthusiast for God in Nature, the city priest oppressed by urban England, the frustrated and disillusioned patriot in exile.


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  1. 1.
    Jung, Collected Works (London, 1969) vol. VIII, p. 394.Google Scholar

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