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John Clare : a biography

Author: Jonathan Bate
Publisher: London : Picador, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From rural Northamptonshire to literary London, Romantic poet John Clare was haunted by ghosts from his past. This biography explores both the man and his madness, his work and his writings - all of which show a mind constantly questioning issues of identity, memory and, above all, loss.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Clare; John Clare; John Clare; John Clare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bate
ISBN: 0330371126 9780330371124
OCLC Number: 55807051
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Awards: Winner of James Tait Black Prize for Biography 2004 (UK)
Short-listed for BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize 2004 (UK)
Description: xxi, 648 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Bate.

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"Jonathan Bate Ýis the sanest, shrewdest scholar of Shakespeare at present."--James Wood, "The Guardian"

 
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