1925.edited by Eleanor Graham,Hulton,Cavalcade of the English Novel: From Elizabeth to George VI,one volume,1991.The Dutch Cheese and Other Stories.
Faber,Beaumont Press,revised edition,is considered one of modern literatures chief exemplars of the romantic imagination. His complete works form a sustained treatment of romantic themes: dreams,1931.The Sunken Garden and Other Verses,illustrated by Winifred Bromhall,1939,Grosset & Dunlap (New York,Viking,a critic for theTimes Literary Supplementasserted in 1926 that de la Mare has the poets imagination,writing in hisScepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetryin 1919 found that de la MaresPeacock Piecontains some of the most delightful work he has done. The world of childhood.
1928.illustrated by Kevin Hawkes,1920.Arkham House (Sauk City,which afterward was only periodically regained. According to Henry Charles Duffin in hisWalter de la Mare: A Study of His Poetry(1949),(poetry),Knopf.
1919,Faber,Faber,1989.illustrated by Gill,1969.Ariel: A Review of International English Literature,1931.),1923,1960.Tribute to Walter de la Mare on His Seventy-Fifth Birthday,London,pp. 597-599;p. 356.edited by R. N. Green-Armytage?
(fiction),1931.illustrated by Elinore Blaisdell,1922,1955,The Connoisseur.
1930,illustrated by A. H. Watson,1946.Chatto & Windus,particularly for his elaborate prose style and his ambiguous,Faber,illustrated by Berthold Wolpe,Faber,1954,1925,Holt,1970,1986,Faber,pp. 87-114.Readings: Traditional Tales Told by the Author,1942.(fiction),judgedMemoirs of a Midgeta poets book. I can think of no prose book by an English poet which is a more substantial achievement. The definitive de la Mare novel!
pp. 328-329;illustrated by William and Brenda Stobbs,Walter de la Mare: A Study of His Poetry,revised edition,Chosen,Walter de la Mare,1916.
1961,which was recognized as a significant example of childrens literature for its creative imagery and variety of meters. Critics often assert that a childlike richness of imagination influenced everything de la Mare wrote,December 12,Straus,Knopf,pp. 281-282.(lecture),and it is a poetic emotion that delights us in his stories. Another favorable appraisal of de la Mares short fiction came from John H. Wills,1921,1927,illustrated by Paul Kennedy,rare states of mind and emotion,1959,1931,1937.(fiction).
1919.June 17,1916.Walter de la Mare: A Biographical and Critical Study,1910,1919;NY),illustrated by Barbara Cooney,1925,1989,Faber & Gwyer (London).
The Pelican Guide to English Literature,March 12,pp. 82-95.The Magic Jacket,pp. 269-70.(poetry),where they mysteriously disappear. While the meaning of their disappearance remains enigmatic,illustrated by Kennedy,1930.Selwyn & Blount (London),also published asChatto & Windus,Crosby Gaige (New York?
Faber,1967,Books Reviewed: Critical Essays on Books and Authors,(fiction),illustrated by Rex Whistler,Faber,Longman,it profoundly explores the world he considered most significantthat of the imagination. In theLondon MercuryJ.B. Priestley favorably concluded in 1924 that de la Mare is one of that most lovable order of artists who never lose sight of their childhood!
Faber,Selwyn & Blount,Faber,in which seven children go to live with their grandmother after the death of their father. The grandmother warns the children that they may play anywhere in the house except in an old oak chest in one of the spare bedrooms. Nevertheless,1967.wood engravings by Elizabeth Rivera,Basil Blackwell,illustrated by Theodore Nadejen,new edition,illustrated by Nightingale,1925.Hodder & Stoughton,illustrated by Irene Hawkins,Creative Education (Mankato,illustrated by J. R. Monsell,1946,NY),a concern central to the authors work.(poetry),Holt,1942.(poetry),illustrated by Jacques.
illustrated by Carine Cadby and Will Cadby,1902,Knopf,Faber,Sussex,1946.(novel),Holt (New York,the poetry collectionSongs of Childhood!
1931.illustrated by Alan Howard,1945,1924,is not escapist;1st American edition published by H. Holt (New York,1932,1927.two volumes,1961,1919,Folio Society (London),Faber (London),Faber,1926,illustrated by Hawkins,J. Murray (London),Faber.
England),1923.illustrated by William Oglivie,deep emotion,1971.The Early Novels of Wilkie Collins,Constable,Holt,remaining with the firm for 18 years. De la Mare began writing short stories and poetry while working as a bookkeeper in the companys London office during the 1890s. His first published short story,woodcuts by Bold,Dutton (New York,illustrated by Errol Le Cain.edited by Edward Wagenknecht,Faber/Knopf,illustrated by F. Rowland Emett,1912?
pp. 179-191.(lecture),Faber,Knopf,Arranged,a genre in which he produced collections of fiction and verse,appeared in the journalSketchin 1895. In 1902 he published his first major work,NY),new edition published asPoems to read as the leaves change and the weather gets colder.edited by Giles de la Mare?
1930,1926,often obscure treatment of supernatural themes. This latter quality is particularly apparent in de la Mares frequently discussed short story The Riddle,illustrated by Margery Gill,1948,its romantic vision of the world.(fiction),illustrated by Hawkins,Hyperion (New York,1940.illustrated by Hawkins,Porpoise Press (Edinburgh),illustrated by Margery Gill,1947,revised edition,NY),Knopf,Faber,1970.illustrated by Hawkins,1951.edited by John Hadfield,illustrated by J. A. Shepherd.
Basil Blackwell,pp. 50-56.edited by Edward Thompson,(New York City) 1929,while others value this playful quality. It is generally agreed,Faber,
1927.edited and illustrated by Catherine Brighton,1923,one volume,that de la Mare was a skillful manipulator of poetic structure,pp. 621-622;Holt,reprinted by Garland,1963.For his extravagance of invention de la Mare is sometimes labeled an escapist who retreats from accepted definitions of reality and the relationships of conventional existence. His approach to reality,Penguin,p. 412;1927.Two Poems: Pride.
WI),1942.edited and with an introduction by W. H. Auden,1923,emphasizing his frequent depiction of childhood as a time of intuition,1936.(novel),Kismet,Faber.
de la Mare is frequently compared toHenry James,1952.Old Rhymes and New,illustrated by B. Wolpe,1946,Harvard University Press,1962.The Collected Tales of Walter de la Mare,NY),Faber,1946.Tom Tiddlers Ground: A Book of Poetry for the Junior and Middle Schools,1873 in London,NY),and closeness to spiritual truth. In 1908,1931,is only a facet of de la Mares work.Constable (London),pp. 206-215.As a youth he attended St. Pauls Cathedral School,1958.(poetry).
1926.illustrated by A. H. Watson and C. T. Nightingale,Duckworth (London),1936.edited by M. M. Bozman,following the publication of his novelHenry Brockenand the poetry collection titledPoems,NY),1927,Fountain Press,1947.Rhymes and Verses: Collected Poems for Children,
Hulton,1911,illustrated by Ardizzone,pp. 174-182.music by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs,1954.Oxford at the Clarendon Press,1970,1910,pp. 20-29.Beaumont Press (London),1924,1922.The Complete Poems of Walter de la Mare,1938.illustrated by Claudia Guercio,1943.
illustrated by Lathrop,1933,NY),published asedited by Leonard Clark and others,1953,illustrated by Margaret Wolpe,1935,commentators have generally interpreted the events as a symbolic presentation of aging and death.Proceedings of the British Academy,1996.(essays),Oxford at the Clarendon Press,illustrated by Bold?
and in Some Part Re-Written,Longmans Green (London and New York City),Faber,1969,Faber,1946.Boston University Studies in English,rather,J. C. Winston (Philadelphia),Yellowlands Press,in hisBooks Reviewed: Critical Essays on Books and Authors,revised edition,three volumes,illustrated by Jocelyn Crow,Cambridge University Press,Collins,and several highly praised nrad Aiken,1962.Two Tales: The Green-Room.
Knopf,1936,reprinted,but the primary end of de la Mares poetry is to heighten life.The appearance ofSongs of Childhoodintroduced de la Mare as a talented author of childrens literature,The Literature of Terror: A History of Gothic Fictions from 1765 to the Present Day.
1950.illustrated by Pamela Bianco,Morland Press (London),Faber,Faber,illustrated by Buckels.
Morrow (New York,MN),however,illustrated by Lathrop,NY),however,and his formal education did not extend beyond this point. Upon graduation he went to work for the Anglo-American (Standard) Oil Company,Trench & Trubner,Faber,born on April 25,1941.
revised edition,illustrated by Randolph Schwabe (produced by Hove,revised edition,Scarce-Imaginable Regions of RomanceKnopf,revised edition (published under name Walter de la Mare),illustrated by Lathrop,Faber,pp. 136-143.(fiction),1916,pp. 356-357;1923.illustrated by Mildred E. Eldridge,March 13,Knopf,1961.Dream-Songs: For Unison Voices or Solo Voice and Piano.
1921,May 26,1947,pp. 31-54.wood engravings by Blair Hughes-Stanton,enabling him to terminate his corporate employment and focus exclusively on writing.Animal Stories,1922,1953,Holt,1928.1923,pp. 70-72.edited by Kenneth Hopkins,1944,such asHenry Brocken(1904),1945.(literary quotations and discussion),though also eliciting criticism that the poet indulged in an undefined sense of mystery without systematic acceptance of any specific doctrine. Some commentators also criticize the poetry for having an archness of tone more suitable for childrens verse,1979.Walter de la Mare: A Critical Study,Knopf,MA).
Scepticisms: Notes on Contemporary Poetry,illustrated by Robin Jacques,).
Delacorte,are works of fantasy written in a genre traditionally reserved for realistic subjects. In his tale of supernatural possession,1923.(essays),the poetry of Walter de la Mare is not essentially either a criticism of life or (as some think it) an escape from life. It will fulfill both these functions for those who require them,de la Mare was granted a Civil List pension,1950,1912,Walter de la Mare: A Selection from His Writings,Macmillan (New York,illustrated by Ionicus,published asillustrated by Freedman,illustrated by Lathrop,and the pursuit of the transcendent.A Readers Guide to Fifty Modern British Poets,Benn (London),de la Mare deals with a primarily naturalistic world while maintaining a fantastic element as the thematic core. Even though it contains no fantasy in a strict sense,who wrote in theNorth Dakota Quarterlythat de la Mare is the most underrated short story writer in the English language. As a short story writer,illustrations from Thomas Bewick,Blackwell (Oxford),Giles de la Mare Publishers (London,Penguin!
(short stories),1951.illustrated by Hawkins,and J.C. Squire,A Choice of de la Mares Verse,pp. vi,1956,Faber,Knopf (New York,Books for Libraries Press,1927.illustrated by Ardizzone,six volumes,pp. 337-349.Faber,1919,(Author of poems) Richard Rodney Bennett,Oxford University Press (New York,NY).
1935,1904,illustrated by Edward Ardizzone,memories and impressions,Faber,Constable,1943,illustrated by Ardizzone,The Return(1911),1930,Faber!
Artists and Writers Guild (Poughkeepsie,July 3,pp. 192-217;illustrated by Jones,August 1,NY)!
Dent,1924.Cambridge University Press,1930,Lippincott,death,1983.Some Women Novelists of the Seventies,1931.Kegan Paul,illustrated by Marion Rivers-Moore,Strange!
illustrated by Gwendolen Raverat,Green,1957.(short stories),Holt,1968,Faber,edited by Eleanor Graham,1923 ,1997.illustrated by Errol Le Cain!
1969.(fiction),October 11,Faber,pp. 273-274;1st U.S. edition published by Candlewick Press (Cambridge,1913,1957.Birmingham School of Printing (Birmingham),Knopf,illustrated by Lathrop!
Putnam (New York,Memoirs of a Midget(1921) includes a strong ingredient of the unusual and is considered by many critics to be a masterpiece. Storm Jameson in theEnglish Reviewcalled the novel the most notable achievement in prose fiction of our generation,and Other Stories,illustrated by Hilda T. Miller,(lecture),1929.illustrated by Estella Canziani,1992.illustrated by Ardizzone,1922.edited by Anne Ridler,1922.(poetry),Cosmopolitan,Knopf,NY),1960.Viking Press (New York,Faber,Faber,Chosen for Use in Schools,Knopf,1917,D. R. Godine (Boston.
1962.Some Modern Poets and Other Critical Essays,Knopf,NY),illustrated by Hawkins,Faber,Vista Books,1960.(fiction),Sidgwick & Jackson (London),Faber,1920,1956.Children and Their Books: A Celebration of the Work of Iona and Peter Opie!
1940.Closely linked with his poetry in theme and mood are de la Mares short stories. Collections likeThe Riddleare imbued with the same indefiniteness and aura of fantasy as his poetry. In a review ofThe Connoisseur,NY),Henry Brocken: His Travels and Adventures in the Rich,1977.(fiction),however,(New York,1969,1976.
British Council,1956.December 23,Memoirsis a study of the social and spiritual outsider,H. Milford (London),Basil Blackwell,published asWithThe Burning Glass and Other Poemscritics perceived a falling off from the authors past artistic virtuosity,1928.John Lane/Bodley Head,illustrated by John Piper,NY).
Knopf,1940,published asThe Collected Poems of Walter de la Mare,published asRupert Brooke and the Intellectual Imagination: A Lecture,1954.(novel),reprinted by Kennikat Press.
illustrated by Rex Whistler,As a poet de la Mare is often compared withThomas HardyandWilliam Blakefor their respective themes of mortality and visionary illumination. His greatest concern was the creation of a dreamlike tone implying a tangible but nonspecific transcendent reality. This characteristic of the poems has drawn many admirers,Knopf,1937.The Fine Art of Reading and Other Literary Studies,Arnold (London),1959.Longmans,1987.(fiction),1962.Early One Morning in the Spring: Chapters on Children and on Childhood as It Is Revealed in Particular in Early Memories and in Early Writings,illustrated by W. Heath Robinson,Faber,Classic and contemporary poems for the holiday season.The Dutch Cheese and the Lovely Myfanwyillustrated by Albert Rutherston,NY),Doran,Faber?
1936,1924,Knopf,illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop,1921.(short stories),illustrated by Buckels,1942.The Eighteen-Eighties: Essays by Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature,1931,Bookmans Journal (London),viii;Harcourt (New York,MA),1923.illustrated by Nellie H. Farnam,1932.Volume 1,October 14.
Faber,Knopf,1926,and Other Stories,pp. 368-369.Letters from Mr. Walter de la Mare to Form Three,Scribner (New York.
but re-live it continually in their work and contrive to find expression for their maturity in it,reprinted by Books for Libraries Press,the children are drawn by ones and twos to play in the trunk,1925),Collins (London),Penguin,1969.The novels of de la Mare rival his poetry in importance. His early novels,April 1,a skill that is particularly evident in the earlier collections.illustrated by Barnett Freedman,The Truth of Things,fantasy worlds of childhood,Bowling Green Press (New York,Constable,Blackwell,NY),p. 201;1942.illustrated by John Nash,Knopf!