Masefield John Edward (Masefield John Edward)( English poet.)
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Born June 1, 1878 in Ledberi (county of Hereford), was orphaned early and raised by her aunt. At age 13 he was sent to Liverpool to study at the sailor. Three years sailed on merchant ships, Masefield two years has lived in New York. Upon his return to England (1897), he became friends with WB Yeats and JM Singh and in 1902 published his first collection of poems, ballads Marine (Salt Water Ballads), which included his perhaps most famous poem, Sea Fever. Eight years Masefield served as a freelance journalist, novelist, playwright, poet and literary critic. In 1911 he created the first poem of eternal grace (The Everlasting Mercy), which brought him fame, but was condemned by critics of the harsh reality. After her poem Fields of daffodils (The Daffodil Fields, 1913) and Artist-dauber (Dauber, 1913). Poem Fox Renard (Reynard the Fox, 1919), a vivid description of the hunting of foxes, often referred to as his best novel in verse. In 1930, after the death of R. Bridges, Masefield became poet laureate, in 1935 he was awarded the Order of Merit. In the early poetry Masefield attract sincerity, energy and creativity, but its tone is often sentimental, Language Press, the size of primitive, or simply incoherent. Later poetry perfect in form, but they have less vitality. Peru Masefield owned several novels in t.ch. Captain Margaret (Captain Margaret, 1908), Sard Harker (Sard Harker, 1924) and Odtaa (Odtaa, 1926), plays in verse, essays, biographies, critical and autobiographical prose. Died Masefield in Berkshire 12 May 1967.