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    The Krakatoa sunsets

    Hamblyn, Richard (2014) The Krakatoa sunsets. In: Green, A. (ed.) The Public Domain Review Selected Essays: The First Three Years: 2011-2013. Cambridge, UK: PDR Press, pp. 146-153. ISBN 9772056953005.

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    Abstract

    When the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa erupted in August 1883, it sent a vast column of dust and ash into the stratosphere, causing lurid discoloration to skies around the world. British Poet Gerard Manley Hopkins wrote a series of little-known letters to the science journal Nature, describing the phenomenon; letters that constituted the majority of the handful of writings that he published in his lifetime.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Richard Hamblyn
    Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2015 08:38
    Last Modified: 02 Oct 2015 08:38
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/13006

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