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By John Clare,Tom Pohrt,Robert Hass

Born in 1793, John Clare lived and labored throughout the Golden Age of British poetry, the time of Shelley, Byron, Keats, and Coleridge. within the grand culture of English nature writing, he stands along Wordsworth as a poet of notable humanity and nice spirit. Clare was once 18 years previous whilst the 1st Luddite riots happened. He used to be deeply proof against the 1st years of England's Enclosure, and he deals a contemporaneous examine what the area was once like for these suffering from the impression of the 1st business Revolution. Uneducated yet remarkably good learn, Clare was once in brief celebrated in London, merely to spend his ultimate years in a lunatic asylum. He died in a single on may perhaps 20, 1864, nearly precisely 365 days earlier than William Butler Yeats was once born and the realm set out at the route to Modernism.

As James Reeves, an early critic and admirer, has stated, "The life of Clare the poet is, after all, a miracle . . . this is often its Most worthy present. Clare was once a cheerful poet; there's extra happiness in his poetry than in that of so much others. This was once no mere animal contentment of physique and senses, yet a quiet ecstasy and inward rapture. Such happiness isn't on hand other than at a price."

Tom Pohrt's drawings and watercolors were largely favourite. There are few alive whose sensibility extra adequately fits Clare's—it's as though Samuel Palmer had taken the fee to demonstrate a variety of the peasant poet. Pohrt has himself made the choice of poems from the gigantic volume that survived Clare's chaotic lifestyles. Robert Hass joins the undertaking to put Clare's paintings within the greater context of nature poetry within the West. the result's a e-book bound to please those that be aware of already of Clare's superb poems and people for whom this publication could be their fascinating introduction.

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