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Author Phillips, Catherine, 1953-

Title Gerald Manley Hopkins and the Victorian visual world / Catherine Phillips
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 303 pages) : illustrations
Contents Early influences -- Hopkins's drawings -- 'Dapple' : Hopkins and architecture -- Art criticism -- Gerard, Arthur, and the illustrated press -- Hopkins, the countryman and the new sculpture -- Theories of vision
Summary In her fascinating and beautifully illustrated book, Catherine Phillips uses letters, new archival material, and contemporary publications to reconstruct the visual world Gerard Manley Hopkins knew between 1862 and 1889 - with its illustrated journals, art exhibitions, Gothic architecture, photographic shows, and changing art criticism - and to show how it was connected to the startling originality of his writing. - ;Gerard Manley Hopkins initially planned to become a poet-artist. For five years he trained his eye, learned about contemporary art and architecture, and made friends in the Pre-Ra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-285) and index
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Subject Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889.
Art and literature.
Art, Victorian.
Poets, English -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008297244
ISBN 0191528196 (electronic bk.)
0199230803 (Cloth)
9780191528194 (electronic bk.)
9780199230808 (Cloth)