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The Life Of John Clare by Frederick Martin

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Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9674195M
ISBN 101414238207
ISBN 109781414238203

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John Clare is “the quintessential Romantic poet,” according to William Howard writing in the Dictionary of Literary Biography. With an admiration of nature and an understanding of the oral tradition, but with little formal education, Clare penned numerous poems and prose pieces, many of which were only published posthumously. His works gorgeously illuminate the natural world and rural life. Oct 17,  · John Clare: A Biography by Jonathan Bate pp, Picador, £25 "Neglect is the only touchstone by which true genius is proved": like a lot of poets who are . Oct 31,  · The Life of John Clare [Frederick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: 4. Oct 17,  · I thought I would love John Clare when I was a teenager because I loved walking and felt out of sorts with the posh and rich kids at school. At the time I was disappointed by the poet's- how can I call it?- well. reverence and respect for aristocrats, for the signs and symbols of success and for money/5.

John Clare Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Childhood And Early Life. English Romantic poet John Clare was born in Helpston, Northamptonshire, England on the 13 July He had a twin sister Bessy, who died in infancy. His father, Parker Clare was a farm laborer, and the family lived in . offered his poems to a local bookseller named Edward Drury. Drury sent Clare's poetry to his cousin John Taylor of the publishing firm of Taylor & Hessey, who had published the work of John Keats. Taylor published Clare's Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery in This book . Life of John Clare, The [Frederick Martin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). What Is Life? by John what is Life An hourglass on the runA mist retreating from the morning sunA busy bustling stillrepeated dream.. Page3/5(6).

Oct 23,  · Poem of the week: An Invite to Eternity by John Clare Coleridge’s “night-mare life in death” comes to mind, but Clare’s brush with the gothic is lighter, of course. Modern readers Author: Carol Rumens. John Clare, who became known as a “peasant poet,” was the son of an almost illiterate farmer, Parker Clare, in Northamptonshire. John was a twin; his twin sister died shortly after birth. John Clare was an English poet, often referred to as a ‘Peasant poet’, considered to be one of the most important 19th century poets. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Jan 18,  · John Clare's first book, Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery, was published in Clare describes the landscape and the poor who worked it .