John Goodridge is Professor of English at Nottingham Trent University and the author of Rural Life in Eighteenth-Century English Poetry (Cambridge UP, 1995). He is a Fellow of the English Association, an Academic Advisor to the Robert Bloomfield Society, and Vice-President of the John Clare Society. He is the Editorial Director of Trent Editions and the General Editor of two English Labouring-Class Poets series (2003 and 2006). His new study of John Clare, Poetry and Community is forthcoming from Cambridge.
Nottingham Trent University