John Clare Poems

 

-        The Lifetime Published Poetry

The Shepherd’s Calendar                                         

 

Clare’s third volume was published after extended delays in April 1827.  Clare’s original manuscripts were severely edited in order to cut down the size and cost of the volume.  The book consists of three sections: The Shepherd’s Calendar, Village Stories and Poems.  

 

Preface

The Shepherd’s Calendar

Village Stories

Poems

Notes