Collected Rhymes and Verses by Walter de la Mare
  

Synopsis

Collected Rhymes and Verses by Walter de la Mare

Complementing his Collected Poems , this volume gathers together all Walter de la Mare's poems for children. The book includes what, for the adult, are among his greatest pure lyrics. His descriptions of birds, beasts and natural phenomena are judged particularly sharp and accurate.

About the Author

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1890, aged sixteen, he began work in the statistics department of the London office of Anglo-American Oil. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems under the pseudonym Walter Ramal, but he soon established a wide popular reputation in his own name as a leading poet of the Georgian period with volumes like The Listeners (1912), Motley (1918) and The Veil (1921). He also wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913), a collection of poems for children, is now considered a twentieth-century classic.

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Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

Walter de la Mare
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Publisher

Faber & Faber

Publication date

15th May 1978

ISBN

9780571111572


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