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James Stephens

(1882—1950) poet and novelist


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(1882–1950),

Irish poet and story writer whose best‐known work is the prose fantasy The Crock of Gold (1912). His volumes of verse include Insurrections (1909) and Collected Poems of 1926 and 1954. His first novel, The Charwoman's Daughter (1912), was followed by The Demi‐Gods (1914) and Deirdre (1923). Many volumes of stories include Irish Fairy Tales (1920) and Etched in Moonlight (1928).

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