John Clare: A Life by J. W. & , Anne Tibble Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket 1932 Oxford University Press - English Poet


Title: John Clare: A Life

Author: J. W. [John William] Tibble, Anne Tibble

Description: First American Edition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. A little abrasure on the ffep where pencil marks have been erased. Heavy foxing to title page and pages next to the plates, else clean. Dust jacket shows light rubbing and very minor edge wear; a couple small closed tears; not price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Four illustrated plates plus frontis. Bibliography. Index.

Biography of the English poet John Clare (1793-1864), known during his life as "the Northamptonsthire Peasant Poet" and who another biographer calls the "greatest labouring-class poet that England has ever produced." The Tibbles' meticulous work provides many passages from Clare's journal, including his opinion upon literature, painting, politics, and religion, his observations as a field-naturalist and extracts from his Asylum notebooks.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Place: New York

Year: 1932

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.75" x 6".

Pages: 468 pp.

Keywords: biography, English poets, English writers, nineteenth century,

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