Charles Cowden Clarke

(1787—1877) writer and public lecturer

Related Overviews

John Keats (1795—1821) poet

Mary Victoria Cowden Clarke (1809—1898) literary scholar and writer

Leigh Hunt (1784—1859) poet, journalist, and literary critic

William Shakespeare (1564—1616) playwright and poet

See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Quick Reference


The son of John Keats's enlightened schoolmaster John Clarke, and a close friend of the poet. Keats's ‘Epistle to Charles Cowden‐Clarke’ is full of affection and gratitude. Cowden‐Clarke lectured ...

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries