1927. Selected by Henry Seidel Canby, Frederick Erastus Pierce and Willard Higley Durham. Poet, novelist, dramatist and journalist, Masefield's literary career was a varied one. He went to sea as a youth and his first volumes of poems earned him the title of Poet of the Sea. He was a prolific writer, publishing poetry and novels as well as taking on editorial tasks. In 1930 he became Poet Laureate, a post he retained until his death 37 years later. Contents: A Consecration; The Everlasting Mercy; Dauber; Biography; Cargoes; Sea Fever; Spanish Waters; An Old Song Re-sung; The West Wind; On Malvern Hill; Fragments; Tewkesbury Road; Sonnets; and August, 1914. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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