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Palgrave Advances in John Clare Studies

Palgrave Advances in John Clare Studies

Simon Kӧvesi; Erin Lafford (Hrsg.)



Verlag : Springer International Publishing
Produktreihe : Palgrave Advances
Sprache : Englisch
Erschienen : 23. 10. 2020
Höhe : 210 mm
Breite : 148 mm
ISBN : 9783030433734
Sprache : Englisch
Einband : Kartoniert

This collection gathers together an exciting new series of critical essays on the Romantic- and Victorian-period poet John Clare, that each take a rigorous approach to both persistent and emergent themes in his life and work. Designed to mark the 200th anniversary of the publication of Clare’s first volume of poetry, Poems Descriptive of Rural and Scenery, the scholarship collected here both affirms Clare’s importance as a major nineteenth-century poet and reveals how his verse continually provokes fresh areas of enquiry. Offering new archival, theoretical, and sometimes corrective insights into Clare’s world and work, the essays in this volume cover a multitude of topics, including Clare’s immersion in song and print culture, his formal ingenuity, his environmental and ecological imagination, his mental and physical health, and his experience of asylums. This book gives students a range of imaginative avenues into Clare’s work, and offers both new readers and experienced Clare scholars a vital set of contributions to ongoing critical debate.