10 must-read books recommended by co-authors Terryl and Fiona Givens

Published: Thursday, Nov. 15 2012 6:19 a.m. MST

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Hopkins (1844–1889) was an English poet, Roman Catholic convert and Jesuit priest whose posthumous fame established him among the leading Victorian poets.

Terryl Givens: "By wrenching language in unexpected ways, Hopkins makes his verse convey both the desolation and the grandeur of the human condition. If normal communicative language aspires to be clear as glass, Hopkins’ poetry is like a stained glass window, utterly haunting and heaven-touched."
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