Alfred Noyes

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English poet (1880-1958)


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It uses the events of Alfred Noyes' poem "The Highwayman" as a point of departure.
She was an unpublished novelist and poet, and she had me learning and reciting long sophisticated poems by Langston Hughes, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Alfred Noyes, Rudyard Kipling.
Their topics include Little John and the ballad Robin Hood and the Monk; Tristan, Malory, and the outlaw knight; Ben Jonson's The Sad Shepherd and the Robin Hood tradition; the prioress of Kirklees and Charlotte Bronte; and Robin Hood and the fairies in Alfred Noyes' Sherwood.
As Larson's students discuss Alfred Noyes' poem "The Highwayman," it's hard to see who are the locals and who just spent more than half an hour on a bus.
These giants, in turn, assisted later writers on their search, including Alfred Noyes, Compton MacKenzie, Siegfried Sassoon, Evelyn Waugh, Graham Greene, Eric Gill, Sheila Kaye-Smith, David Jones, Roy Campbell, Frederick Copleston, Arnold Lunn, Robert Speaight, and Edith Sitwell.
One of the joys of the book is an account of an acerbic 1923 public debate between Sitwell, representing the fashionable newer poets, and Alfred Noyes, a champion of traditional poetry and himself a convert.
The major minor songbirds to be heard piping in the Edwardian glades were William Watson, upholder of the Wordsworthian tradition, Robert Bridges, Henry Newbolt, Alice Meynell, Owen Seaman, Laurence Binyon and his cousin Stephen Phillips, and Alfred Noyes, these latter twain providing evidence of Tennyson's ongoing impress.
The ballad named the two men Yeats held responsible for spreading the calumny against Casement in America-Sir Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice, the British ambassador to the United States at the time, and the English poet Alfred Noyes, who in 1916 had been teaching at Princeton University.
Meanwhile, the 18th-century highwayman of Alfred Noyes' famous narrative poem comes riding down the information highway as the embodiment of the dark forces, calling any who will receive him into the black pit of oblivion.
The poet, Alfred Noyes, was so inspired by the experience that he later wrote his epic poem, Watchers of the Sky.
Unlike its competitors, Blackwood's published short fiction and serialized novels; Thomas De Quincey, George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, and Alfred Noyes were among its contributors.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS HARDY includes a letter written 'about December 1920' by Thomas Hardy to an unidentified person, concerning Hardy's correspondence with Alfred Noyes and Noyes's claim that Hardy held a philosophic stance.
WHERE TO SEE THEM BLOOM AS the English poet Alfred Noyes urged: "Come down to Kew in lilac-time, in lilac-time, in lilac-time".
Storyteller Mark Lewis, conjuring up "Bess the landlord's daughter" in his rendition of Alfred Noyes' narrative poem, "The Highwayman."