Sea Fever
Sea Fever

Sea Fever

Selected Poems of John Masefield

POETRY

256 Pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/4

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $24.95 (CA $25.95) (US $24.95)

Publication Date: April 2005

ISBN 9781857547627

Price: $24.95
 
 

Overview

Tales of tall ships in exotic seas and of Arthurian England compete for attention with rural English ballads and mythological narratives in this collection of poetry from one of England's great storytellers. Some of John Masefield’s best known poems are included, such as "Sea-Fever," and "Cargoes," along with previously uncollected rarities. Many of the poems reveal Masefield's fascination with the lives of seafarers and lowly farm workers and contribute to a charming and quixotic image of English history.

Reviews

"Sea Fever restores the great storyteller to his rightful place in the history of modern English verse." —The Guardian

Author Biography

John Masefield is considered one of England's most gifted storytellers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Philip Errington is an antiquarian book expert at Sotheby’s Auction House in London. He is the editor of The Journal of the John Masefield Society.
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