Books, Articles, Essays and Theses

(* Does not include articles in the Walter de la Mare Society Magazine)

Books, Articles & Essays

1.  J. Middleton Murry, 'The Poetry of de la Mare,' in his Countries of the Mind, London, 1922, pp. 127-42

2.  Willem van Doorn, 'Walter de la Mare, An Appreciation,' English Studies, vol.5, no.1, February 1923, pp.1-22

3.  Edward Shanks, First Essays in Literature, London, 1923, pp.68-85

4.  John Freeman, English Portraits and Essays, London, 1924, pp.87-114

5.  J.B. Priestley, Figures in Modern Literature, London, 1924, pp.31-54

6.  R.L. Megroz, Walter de la Mare: A Biographical and Critical Study, London, 1924

7.  I.A. Richards, Science and Poetry, London, 1926, pp.70-72

8.  Forrest Reid, Walter de la Mare: A Critical Study, London, 1929

9.  Rica Brenner, Ten Modern Poets, New York, 1930, pp.161-72

10.  Charles Williams, Poetry at Present, London, 1930, PP.83-95

11.  G.K. Chesterton, 'Walter de la Mare,' Fortnightly Review, new series, vol.132, July, 1932, pp.47-53; reprinted 
in The Common Man, London, 1950

12.  F.R. Leavis, New Bearings in English Poetry, London, 1932

13.  F.T. Wood, 'On the Poetry of de la Mare', Poetry Review, vol.24, 1933

14.  'A Poet of Two Worlds: The Imagery of Mr de la Mare,' Times Literary Supplement, 1 August 1936, pp.621-2

15.  Edward Muir, The Present Age from 1914, London, 1939, pp.99-101

16.  Frank Swinnerton, The Georgian Literary Scene, Dent, London, 1946, pp.194-197

17.  John Atkins, Walter de la Mare: An Exploration, London, 1947

18.  Dylan Thomas, 'Walter de la Mare,' in Gilbert Phelps (ed.), Living Writers, London 1947

19.  R.W. Brett (ed.), A Tribute to Walter de la Mare on his 75th Birthday, London, 1948

20.  Harold Child, Essays and Reflections, London, 1948, pp.20-29

21.  John Bayley, ' A Poet of More Than Magic,' National Review, vol.133, no.801, November 1949, pp.464-70

22.  H.C. Duffin, Walter de la Mare: A Study of his Poetry, London, 1949

23.  Horace Gregory, 'The Nocturnal Traveller: de la Mare,' Poetry, vol.80, 1952, pp.213-32

24.  Kenneth Hopkins, Walter de la Mare, no.36, Writers and their Work, British Council and National Book League, London, 1953; rev.ed., 1957

25.  Vita Sackville-West, 'Walter de la Mare and the Traveller,' Wharton Lecture on English Poetry, 7, January 1953; Proceedings of the British Academy, vol.39, 1953, pp.23-36

26.  Boris Ford, 'The Rest was Silence: de la Mare's Last Interview,' Encounter, vol.7, 1956, pp.36-46

27.  Russell Brain, Tea with Walter de la Mare, London, 1957

28.  N. J. Endicott, 'Walter de la Mare 1873-1956,' University of Toronto Quarterly, vol.26, 1957, pp.109-21

29.  H. Peschmann, 'The Poetry of de la Mare' English, vol.2, 1957, pp.129-33

30.  William Walsh, 'The Child in the Poetry of Walter de la Mare,' in his The Use of the Imagination, London, 1959, pp.174-82

31.  Leonard Clark, Walter de la Mare, Bodley Head monograph, London, 1960

32.  H. Coombes, 'Hardy, de la Mare and Edward Thomas,' in Boris Ford (ed.), The Modern Age, vol.7, Pelican Guide to English Literature, London, 1961, pp.138-53

33.  John Hadfield (editor) Walter de la Mare, Vista Books, 1962

34.  W.H Auden, 'Walter de la Mare:,' introduction to A Choice of de la Mare's Verse, London, 1963

35.  Frank Swinnerton, 'The Rogue Poets,' in his Figures in the Foreground, London, 1963, pp.203-6

36.  Doris Ross McCrosson, Walter de la Mare, New York, 1966

37.  Luce Bonnerot, L'Oeuvre de Walter de la Mare: Une Aventure Sprituelle, Paris, 1969

38.  John Press, 'The Poetry Of Walter de la Mare,' Ariel, A Review of International English Literature, vol.1, no.4, October 1970, pp.29-38

39.  Geoffrey Grigson, 'Walter the Rhymer: the Poetic Style of de la Mare,' Times Literary Supplement, 12 March 1970, pp.281-2; reprinted in The Contrary View, London, 1974

40.  John Aldard, 'Did Walter de la Mare Stay Out in the Cold?' Anglia, vo.90, 1972, pp.355-60

41.  Lord David Cecil, Walter de la Mare, English Association Presidential Address, July 1973, London and New York

42.  Owen Barfield, 'Poetry in Walter de la Mare,' Denver Quarterly, vol.8, no.3, 1973, pp.69-81

43.  Richards, 'Walter de la Mare: A Reconsideration,' New Republic, vol.174, 31 January 1976, pp.31-3

44.  David Perkins, A History of Modern Poetry, vol.1, Cambridge, Mass., 1976, pp.179-91

45.  Julia Briggs, 'On the Edge: Walter de la Mare' in the Night Visitors: the Rise and Fall of the English Ghost Story, London, 1977

46.  Michael Kirkham, 'Walter de la Mare,' in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale, 1983, pp.109-30

47.  Theresa Whistler, Imagination of the Heart: the Life of Walter de la Mare, London, 1993; reprinted as The Life of Walter de la Mare, London, 2003

48.  E. F. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, Scribners, New York, 1985, pp.497-503, vol.1

49.  John Bayley, 'No Full Stop: the Movement of William Golding's Fiction,' in publication for British Council exhibition, William Golding 1911-1993, British Council, 1994

50.  Luce Bonnerot, 'La Biographie de Walter de la Mare: "Si la vie etait un poeme a improviser"', Etudes anglaises, T, vol.48, no.2, 1995

51.  Peter Mudford, 'Walter de la Mare: Teller of Tales,' Agenda, vol.35/4-36/1, c.1997, pp.80-5

52.  Walter de la Mare Society Magazine, no.1, 1998; no.2, 1999; no.3, 2000; no.4, 2001; no5, 2002; no.6, 2003;
no.7, 2003; no.8, 2004; no.9, 2006; no.10, 2007

53.  Anne Harvey, 'Forrest Reid and Walter de la Mare: a literary Friendship' in Paul Goldman and Brian Taylor (eds.), Retrospective Adventures: Forrest Reid, Author and Collector, Aldershot, 1998, pp.35-41

54.  Peter Scupham, 'Shelf Lives 6: Walter de la Mare,' PN Review, July-August 1999, vol.25, no.6, pp.44-6

55.  Anne Bentinck, 'Romantic Imagery in the Work of de la Mare', Edward Mellen Press, 2000

56.  Ian Rogerson, Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, vol. 83, no.2, summer 2001 (pp.1-149, entirely devoted to de la Mare and based on the exhibition at the Library, May - June 2003)


57.  Marjorie Dawson, 'The Poetry of Walter de la Mare,' University of Liverpool, 1931

58.  D. Hytch, 'Walter de la Mare: A Critical Study,' University of Birmingham, 1931

59.  Doris Ross McCrosson, 'The Novels of Walter de la Mare,' University of Pennsylvania, 1959

60.  Charles Aubrey Wood, 'A Critical Examination of the Poetry of Walter de la Mare, with special reference to the  
      poetry of 1902-13,' University of London, 1967

61.  Charles Aubrey Wood, 'A Variorum Edition of Songs of Childhood,' University of London, 1971

62. Marc Vermeulen, 'The Unknown Walter de la Mare: An Introduction to His Letters', University of Ghent, Belgium,  

63.  Corinne Whalley, 'The Prose Works of Walter de la Mare,' University of Birmingham, 1975

64.  Richard Smith, 'Walter de la Mare (1873-1956): A Critical Study,' University of Wales, 1980

65.  Joe Griffiths, 'The Poetry of Walter de la Mare,' University of Liverpool, 1983

66.  John LeVay, 'The DelaMarean Otherworld,' University of York, Toronto, 1984

67.  Ann Bentinck, 'Walter de la Mare: A Study of his Poetry,' University of Edinburgh, 1984

68.  Martha Bremser, 'The Poetry of Walter de la Mare,' University of Oxford, 1986

69.  Jacqueline Reid-Walsh, 'The Burning Glass: A Developmental Study of Walter de la Mare's Poetry', 1988

70.  Silvia Severi, 'Walter de la Mare: L'Immaginario e le sue Ombre: Racconti Brevi,' University of Perugia, 1995

71.  Richard Hawking, 'Stepping Out of the Gloaming: A Reconsideration of the Poetry of Walter de la Mare,' University College Worcester, 1999

72.  Lena Quaranta, 'Infanzia e Immaginazzione del Cuore', Un itinerario possibile nell'Universo Immaginativo di Walter de la Mare, Universit√† degli Studi di Bari, 1999