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Masefield, John 1878-1967

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Poems by John Masefield( Book )
147 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,754 libraries worldwide
Salt-water poems and ballads by John Masefield( Book )
47 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in English and held by 1,590 libraries worldwide
All phases of a sailor's life, at sea and ashore, are shown in these poems
William Shakespeare by John Masefield( Book )
150 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
John Edward Masefield was born in 1878 in the sleepy market town of Ledbury in rural Hertfordshire. An idyllic childhood was ruined when he was left an orphan and sent to live with an Aunt who decided his education and life would be better spent at sea. At age 13 he boarded a school ship and there his love of writing and reading blossomed. By 1899 he began to publish and apart from brief service during World War I he now had a life of writing and lecture tours. He published much; novels, poetry and even an account of the disastrous war effort in the Dardanelles at Gallipoli. Upon the death of Robert Bridges in 1930, Masefield was given the prestigious position of Poet Laureate, a role he would fulfill until his death; the only poet to hold the position for a longer period was Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Despite later ill health and the death of his wife in 1960, Masefield continued to write. In 1966, he published his last book of poems, In Glad Thanksgiving, at the age of 88. In the latter part of 1966 gangrene was diagnosed in his ankle. This gradually spread through his leg and claimed his life on May 12, 1967. He was cremated and his ashes placed in the Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Here we present William Shakespeare
The box of delights : or when the wolves were running by John Masefield( Book )
78 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
Kay finds himself involved in a fantastic adventure when he becomes guardian of the mysterious Box of Delights
Selected poems by John Masefield( Book )
66 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
". Contains all the mateiral present in A62(a) [Selected poems 1922] with additional poems ."--Errington, p. 234
Gallipoli by John Masefield( Book )
98 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
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Jim Davis : a high-sea adventure by John Masefield( Book )
100 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,311 libraries worldwide
Jim Davis is a twelve-year-old boy whose life takes a terrifying turn when he stumbles upon a ring of bloodthirsty pirates
The midnight folk : a novel by John Masefield( Book )
91 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Talking paintings and animals help Kay in his attempt to outwit the witches and locate his great-grandfather's buried treasure
Sard Harker by John Masefield( Book )
79 editions published between 1924 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Reynard the fox; or, The Ghost Heath run by John Masefield( Book )
76 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and German and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Poem, celebrating the fox hunt
The Wanderer of Liverpool by John Masefield( Book )
17 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
Minnie Maylow's story : and other tales and scenes by John Masefield( Book )
20 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
"... This collection of poems and a verse play derives from the verse-speaking festivals held by the Masefields in the Music Room, Boars Hill. Minnie May Low was one of Masefield's nursery-maids in the 1880s and the story is based on a tale she used to recount to the Masefield children"--Errington, p. 368
In glad thanksgiving; [poems by John Masefield( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
This collection includes two long narrative poems, "Two cousins" and "Pagan-born; or, The Three-day Death," and a number of brief lyrics
A sailor's garland by John Masefield( Book )
41 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Real sailor chanties and sea songs from the 19th century are collected in this book
Right Royal by John Masefield( Book )
41 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 libraries worldwide
"The second of Masefield's major trio of long narrative poems, written after the Great War. ... the poem describes a steeplechase, the winning horse and the jockey's relationship with his betrothed which is placed in jeopardy by the race."--Errington, p. 208
The bird of dawning; or, The fortune of the sea by John Masefield( Book )
17 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Tale of a sailing-ship race between tea-clippers in the China trade of the 1860's
The story of a round-house, and other poems by John Masefield( Book )
25 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
A mainsail haul by John Masefield( Book )
68 editions published between 1905 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Martin Hyde : the duke's messenger by John Masefield( Book )
45 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 libraries worldwide
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The everlasting mercy and the widow in the Bye street by John Masefield( Book )
14 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
John Masefield britisk skribent og poet
John Masefield Brits schrijver
John Masefield brittisk författare och poet
John Masefield englischer Autor
John Masefield English poet and writer
John Masefield poeta e scrittore inglese
Masefield, J.
Masefield John
Masefield, John Edward.
Мейсфилд, Джон
Мэйсфилд Джон
ג'ון מייספילד סופר בריטי
جان میسفیلد شاعر و نویسنده بریتانیایی
ਜੌਨ ਮੇਸਫ਼ੀਲਡ
메이스필드, 존 1878-1967
존 메이스필드
ジョン・メイスフィールド
メイスフィールド
メイスフィールド, ジョン
メースフィールド
約翰·麥斯菲爾
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English (1,389)
German (4)
Swedish (4)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
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