By John Clare,Tom Pohrt,Robert Hass
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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Careless Rambles by John Clare: A Selection of His Poems Chosen and Illustrated by Tom Pohrt by John Clare,Tom Pohrt,Robert Hass