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Send my roots rain : a study of religious experience in the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins / Donald Walhout.

Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0821405659

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Subjects Catholics -- England -- Intellectual life.
Catholics -- Intellectual life.
Christian poetry, English -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, English.
Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Christianity and literature.
Experience (Religion) in literature.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- Religion.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889 -- criticism and interpretation.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley.
Religieuze ervaring.
Religion (Motiv)
Description 203 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-200) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents I. The central experience in Hopkins's poetry -- Theme and approach -- Elements in the experience -- Some comparisons -- Universality in Hopkins -- II. Encagement -- The initiating conditions -- The emotional impact -- The external consequences -- The existential climax -- III. Naturation -- Openness to beauty -- The role of activity -- Human association -- Spiritual discipline -- IV. Grace -- Coping with evil -- Outlook on life and the world -- Elements of sanctification -- The phenomenon of joy -- V. Illustration: Hopkins's life -- Two patterns in the central experience -- The cataclysmic pattern in Hopkins's life -- The chronic pattern in Hopkins's life -- VI. Problems of interpretation -- The problem of cause -- The problem of essential classification -- The problem of purpose -- VII. Hopkins's philosophy of religion -- The single and ultimate end -- Inscape and instress as religious concepts -- Providence and evil -- Life as sacrifice -- Preincarnation and divine attributes -- Self and freedom -- Philosophical realism.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6709028
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Walhout, Donald.
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