Gerard Manley Hopkins

Hopkins ‘The Caged Skylark’

The name of our press is inspired by the opening lines of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s sonnet, ‘The Caged Skylark’: As a dare-gale skylark scanted in a dull cage Man’s mounting spirit in his bone-house, mean house, dwells – That bird beyond the remembering his free fells; This in drudgery, day-labouring-out life’s age. In Victorian Britain, […]

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