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Masefield   /mˈeɪzfˌild/   Listen

English poet (1878-1967).  Synonyms: John Edward Masefield, John Masefield.

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"Masefield" Quotes from Famous Books

... that of Mr. Galsworthy or Mr. Masefield or Mr. Arnold Bennett. Without appraising its merits or demerits we cannot but note that the social sense is always there, whether it be of a class or of a whole community. In a play like Justice the writer does not "express" himself, he does not even merely show ...
— Ancient Art and Ritual • Jane Ellen Harrison

... Uncle Bartle of "The Mineral Workers" of Mr. Boyle. Synge records old men of prophecy and tales in his travel sketches, but he put none such who were gentle in his plays, or I would say that Grandfather Granahan, like the old gaffer in Mr. Masefield's "Nan," was a part of the influence of Synge that is felt by both Mr. Masefield and Mr. Mayne. Their styles, respectively, in "Nan" and "Red Turf," have in them more than echoes of the style of Synge. ...
— Irish Plays and Playwrights • Cornelius Weygandt

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