Definition of Hopkins, Gerard Manley in English:

Hopkins, Gerard Manley

Line breaks: Ger¦ard Man¦ley Hop|kins
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒpkɪnz
( 1844–89), English poet. Becoming a Jesuit in 1868, he wrote little poetry until 1876, when a shipwreck inspired him to write ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland’. Like his poems ‘Windhover’ and ‘Pied Beauty’ (both 1877), it makes use of Hopkins’s ‘sprung rhythm’ technique.

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