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Jack Clemo

(1916—1994) poet and novelist


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(1916–94),

poet. He came to critical notice with his novel Wilding Graft (1948). His poetry includes The Map of Clay (1961); The Echoing Tip (1971), which evokes the tormented landscape of the Cornish clay pits; The Bouncing Hills (1983); Selected Poems (1988); and Approach to Murano (1992). He also published two volumes of autobiography, Confessions of a Rebel (1949) and The Marriage of a Rebel (1980).

Subjects: Literature.


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