SONGS OF CHILDHOOD: 1901
they told me
the children of stare
Biography EssayWalter de la Mare will be remembered chiefly as a poet and writer of children's verse, the two genres not always clearly distinguishable in his work. But until 1928 he was also a noveli...
Walter de la Mare's poetry has not received the attention from serious critics that it deserves. It was his misfortune to live through and to be intellectually and poetically unaffected by the two mov...
Better-known as a poet than as a novelist, Walter de la Mare nonetheless managed to craft several intriguing narratives that explore the conflict between the ordinary and the extraordinary. Despite th...
Walter de la Mare is remembered primarily for his stories and poems for children rather than for his writing for adults. In his own day he was compared to William Blake, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Natha...
Walter de la Mare is better known as a poet and a writer for children than as an author of fantasy or science fiction, but much of the fiction he wrote is fantastic in nature. Within fantasy and horro...