John Clare

John Clare

The long-awaited literary biography of the supreme "poets' poet"

John Clare (1793-1864) is the greatest labouring-class poet that England has ever produced. No one has ever written more powerfully of nature, of a rural childhood, and of the alienated and unstable self, but until now he has never been the subject of a comprehensive literary biography.

Here at last is his full story told by the light of his voluminous work: his birth in poverty, his work as an agricultural… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 05, 2016)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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