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Tim Chilcott

Books by this author: The Shepherd's Calendar (Ed.)
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  • Tim Chilcott has maintained a life-time interest in English Romantic literature, particularly the work of John Clare, about whom he has written extensively. He has published widely on Clare and Romanticism, including 'A real world & doubting mind': a Critical Study of the Poetry of John Clare (University of Hull Press, 1985), John Clare: The Living Year 1841(Trent Editions, 1999) and A Publisher and His Circle: the life and work of John Taylor, Keats's Publisher (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972). A member of the John Clare Society since its inception in 1981, Chilcott has written a number of articles and reviews for its annual Journal. His other major research interest is literary translation, and his web-site devoted to translation can be accessed at

    Formerly Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of Chichester, he is now retired. He has lived in Brighton for over 35 years.

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