John Clare

John Clare (1793-1864) lived all his life in rural Northamptonshire. He is widely celebrated as one of England's great nature and folklife writers.

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John Clare; Edited by Jonathan Bate
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Hail, humble Helpstone ... Where dawning genius never met the day, Where useless ignorance slumbers life away Unknown nor heeded, where low genius...

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