John Masefield

Standard Name: Masefield, John


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Anthologization Enid Blyton
It was perhaps EB 's high point as a poet when she had five pieces included in an anthology that also featured work by John Masefield , Walter de la Mare , and Rudyard Kipling .
Stoney, Barbara. Enid Blyton. Hodder and Stoughton.
death Flora Macdonald Mayor
The Poet Laureate and literary critic John Masefield wrote her obituary for The Times, but the paper, seeing that her works had either gone unnoticed or were now forgotten, refused its publication.
Williams, Merryn. Six Women Novelists, Macmillan.
Education Rose Tremain
At this stage of her life, Rosie's great interest and talent was not writing but painting, like her sister. She set out to make a huge, hanging, illustrated copy of Keats 's Ode to Autumn...
Education Mary Renault
Her godmother Aunt Bertha lent her the funds to attend Oxford. She was greatly influenced by the lectures of Gilbert Murray , Regius Professor of Greek, who lectured on Greek drama and had also founded...
Family and Intimate relationships May Crommelin
The astronomer Andrew Crommelin , who played a part in discovering the trajectory of Halley's comet, was a cousin of MC .
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
45591 (14 August 1930): 15
So was Constance Crommelin , who graduated from...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Daryush
Through her mother's cousin Roger Fry , ED as a girl met many distinguished people as the friends and guests of her parents: W. B. Yeats , Ezra Pound , Henry Newbolt , Mary Coleridge
Friends, Associates John Millington Synge
JMS 's major supporters in his dramatic career were William Butler Yeats and Augusta, Lady Gregory , who ran the Irish National Theatre . Other famous literary supporters included G. K. Chesterton , John Masefield
Friends, Associates Ruth Pitter
RP knew T. S. Eliot well enough to enjoy a courtly encounter with him at a bus stop, but she felt his great innovations had not necessarily been a good thing for English poetry, and...
Friends, Associates Henry Handel Richardson
Harrow friends of the Robertsons included Irene Stumpp , an employee who cooked German recipes and exercised powers as a medium. The Getting of Wisdom brought HHR personal contact with such writers as John Masefield
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Robins
ER was romantically linked to William Archer for most of the 1890s.
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge.
She also had a long, sometimes antagonistic, sometimes friendly relationship with George Bernard Shaw .
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge.
In 1909 and 1910, she carried...
Friends, Associates Ann Bridge
Leisure and Society Margaret Kennedy
Poet Laureate John Masefield presided over the event, and gave a speech which MK admired. E. M. Forster also attended the dinner.
Powell, Violet. The Constant Novelist. W. Heinemann.
Literary responses John Millington Synge
John Masefield in the old Dictionary of National Biographymentioned the Cuala Press publication as strange ironical poems, so like the man speaking.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
Literary responses Flora Macdonald Mayor
The novel established FMM 's reputation for precise use of prose,
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
60741 (4 October 1980): 8
received good reviews, and very nearly won the Polignac Prize.
Williams, Merryn. Six Women Novelists, Macmillan.
FMM was judged sensitive yet detached, firm and...
Literary responses Henry Handel Richardson
HHR 's husband recalled twenty years later how, although average consumers of circulating-library fiction may have been horrified, to young people interested in literary movements this book was a revelation: not merely a new kind...


By late November 1902: John Masefield published Salt-Water Ball...

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By late November 1902

John Masefield published Salt-Water Ballads.


Masefield, John, and Flora Macdonald Mayor. “Preface”. The Third Miss Symons, Virago, 1980, p. n.pag.