'A very useful edition of the poems, together with extracts from the diaries, letters, sermons and devotional writings. Also a helpful, unfussy introduction and good notes. It forms a good introduction ti a poet whom many students find difficult.' Dr. S. M. Smith, Nottingham University.
'anyone doing detailed work on Hopkins's poetry is now likely to consult Poetical Works, for as well as carrying the authority of the diligence that has gone into its preparation, it offers an unmatched wealth of information ... most scholars interested in Hopkins's poetry will probably be delighted with the results of this mammoth editorial project and will want the set' Diana L. Austin, University of New Brunswick, English Studies in Canada, March 1993
About the Author
Alice Jenkins is lecturer in the department of English at the University of Glasgow
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