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Powell, David 1925-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 4,041 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR4453.C6, 821.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Powell
John Clare by John Clare( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early poems of John Clare, 1804-1822 by John Clare( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The later poems of John Clare, 1837-1864 by John Clare( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of the middle period, 1822-1837 by John Clare( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare by himself by John Clare( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare was a defining voice of the rural poetic tradition. His story was first set down more than two centuries ago and has captured the imagination of the reading public ever since. It is told most vividly and poignantly in Clare's own words. This volume brings together, in definitive form, all Clare's important autobiographical writing. His Journal is set alongside his Sketches and 'Autobiographical Fragments' as well as his famous 'Journey out of Essex'. Maps of Clare's countryside are also included, as are his will and extracts from his asylum letters. Clare appears here as plough
The parish by John Clare( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major works by John Clare( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of indifference and neglect, John Clare (1793-1864) is now recognized as one of the greatest English Romantic poets. Clare was an impoverished agricultural laborer, whose genius was generally not appreciated by his contemporaries, and his later mental instability further contributed to his loss of critical esteem. But the extraordinary range of his poetical gifts has restored him to the company of contemporaries like Lord Byron, John Keats, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. This authoritative edition brings together a generous selection of Clare's poetry and prose, including autobiographical writings and letters and illustrates all aspects of his talent. It contains poems from all stages of his career, including love poetry and bird and nature poems. Written in his native Northamptonshire, Clare's work provides a fascinating reflection of rural society, often underscored by his own sense of isolation and despair. Clare's writings are presented with the minimum of editorial interference, and with a new introduction by the poet and scholar Tom Paulin
The wood is sweet; poems for young readers by John Clare( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of poems about the varying seasons in the English countryside by an early nineteenth-century poet
Cottage tales by John Clare( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northborough sonnets by John Clare( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doves and pomegranates; poems for young readers by Christina Georgina Rossetti( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some of the loveliest and most celebrated of Christina Rossetti's poems
A champion for the poor : political verse and prose by John Clare( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shepherd's calendar by John Clare( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of rural beauty by John Clare, one of the greatest pastoral poets of nineteenth century English literature
Catalogue of the John Clare Collection in the Northampton Public Library : with indexes to the poems in manuscript by David Powell( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the leather and footwear collections in the Northampton Central Reference Library and the Library of the Northampton Central College of Further Education by Northampton Central Reference Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life & times of John Clare by David Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare, Northborough sonnets by John Clare( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare manuscripts from Northampton Central Library by John Clare( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare: Poems of the middle period : 1822-1837. Vol. 5 by John Clare( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Himself by John Clare( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together, in definitive form, all of John Clare's important autobiographical writings. His Autobiographical Fragments, Journal, and Sketches are set alongside his famous Journey out of Essex. Maps of Clare's countryside, his will, and extracts from his asylum letters are also included, presenting the author in all his guises-ploughboy, gardener, and militiaman; lover and husband; acquaintance of Hazlitt, Lamb, and Coleridge; and finally, inmate in an asylum
 
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The early poems of John Clare, 1804-1822
Alternative Names
Powell, David librarian

Languages
English (129)

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The early poems of John Clare, 1804-1822Poems of the middle period, 1822-1837John Clare by himselfThe parishMajor worksNorthborough sonnetsA champion for the poor : political verse and proseThe shepherd's calendar