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Jonathan Bate

John Clare

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Jonathan Bate - John Clare

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In this, the first major biography of John Clare, the so-called "poet's poet", Jonathan Bate explores the man and his madness; his work and his writing, constantly questioning issues of identity, memory and loss.

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Category(ies): biography
Publisher: Picador
ISBN Number: 0330371126