- Walter de la Mare (Critical Survey of Poetry: British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets)
- Walter de la Mare (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Walter de la Mare (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Walter de la Mare (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Walter De la Mare
- First Published: 1941
- Type of Work: Poetry
- Genres: Poetry, Lyric poetry
- Subjects: Children, Folkloric or magical people, Ghosts or apparitions, Child abuse, England or English people, Death or dying, Afterlife, Fairies
Walter de la Mare published his first book of poems, SONGS OF CHILDHOOD, in 1902, his last, O LOVELY ENGLAND, in 1953, three years before his death; and his career, spanning more than half a century, was productive to the end. Since five books of new lyrics and a supplementary volume of earlier verse followed the 1941 edition of his COLLECTED POEMS, this collection cannot in any sense be regarded as complete. Rather, it marks an interval stage of revision and regrouping of work which de la Mare wished to preserve and present in its...
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