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Alfred Noyes

(1880—1958) poet


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(1880–1959),

poet, playwright, novelist, and anthologist, who held violently anti‐Modernist views on literature; his own collections of verse (many of them about seafaring) include Drake (1908), an epic, and Tales of the Mermaid Tavern (1913). His anecdotal autobiography, Two Worlds for Memory, appeared in 1953.

Subjects: Literature.


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