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de la Mare

 (də lə mâr′, dĕl′ə-mâr′), Walter John 1873-1956.
British writer whose delight in fantasy and the supernatural is reflected in his poems and novels, such as The Return (1910).
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de la Mare

(də lɑː mɛə)
n
(Biography) Walter (John). 1873–1956, English poet and novelist, noted esp for his evocative verse for children. His works include the volumes of poetry The Listeners and Other Poems (1912) and Peacock Pie (1913) and the novel Memoirs of a Midget (1921)
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de la Mare

(də lə ˈmɛər, ˈdɛl ə ˌmɛər)
n.
Walter (John), 1873–1956, English poet, novelist, and playwright.
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Members of the Early Book Society who have attended conferences in the past will remember Professor de la Mare (1932-2001) with affection, both for her generosity as a scholar and her prowess at croquet.