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Clare, John 1793-1864

Overview
Works: 658 works in 1,946 publications in 1 language and 44,299 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Other, Signer
Classifications: PR4453.C6, 821.7
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Most widely held works about John Clare
 
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The shepherd's calendar by John Clare( Book )

77 editions published between 1827 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work of rural beauty by John Clare, one of the greatest pastoral poets of nineteenth century English literature
Selected poems by John Clare( Book )

49 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare produced some of English poetry's most poignant and glorious lyrics. Writing not as an observer of nature but from an intimate knowledge of the wheatfields, hedgerows, and ditches of his village in Northamptonshire, he described animals, insects, trees, rivers, sunlight, and clouds with sublime sensitivity. But as enclosures and "improvements" came in the early nineteenth century, dismembering the rural landscape, his later poems became infused with a sense of disorientation and loss, and scattered with threads of madness. Clare's genius has been rediscovered by fellow poets in every generation since his death, from Dylan Thomas to Ted Hughes to Seamus Heaney
John Clare by John Clare( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Clare( Book )

42 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I am" : the selected poetry of John Clare by John Clare( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""I Am": The Selected Poetry of John Clare is the first anthology of the remarkable verse of the great "peasant poet" that makes available the full range of his accomplishments."--Jacket
The early poems of John Clare, 1804-1822 by John Clare( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The later poems of John Clare by John Clare( Book )

23 editions published between 1910 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The midsummer cushion by John Clare( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems and prose by John Clare( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rural muse : poems by John Clare( Book )

28 editions published between 1835 and 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose by John Clare( Book )

29 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Clare's birds by John Clare( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems and prose by John Clare( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clare wrote chiefly about the English countryside, combining unsophisticated language with intimate description
The poems of John Clare by John Clare( Book )

10 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of John Clare's madness by John Clare( Book )

13 editions published between 1919 and 1980 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parish by John Clare( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems descriptive of rural life and scenery by John Clare( Book )

23 editions published between 1820 and 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, chiefly from manuscript by John Clare( Book )

41 editions published between 1841 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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"I am" : the selected poetry of John Clare
Alternative Names
John Clare britisk poet og skribent

John Clare Brits schrijver (1793-1864)

John Clare brittisk poet och författare

John Clare englischer Naturdichter

John Clare poeta inglese

Клэр, Джон

جان کلر نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی

クレア, ジョン

ジョン・クレア

Languages
English (663)

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Selected poemsJohn ClareSelected poems"I am" : the selected poetry of John ClareThe early poems of John Clare, 1804-1822Poems of the middle period, 1822-1837The parishPoems, chiefly from manuscript