See also:American poet, was
See also:born at St
See also:Missouri, on the 2nd of
See also:September 185o . He spent his boyhood in
See also:Vermont and Massachusetts; studied for
See also:short periods at
See also:Williams and Knox Colleges and the University of Missouri, but without taking a degree; and worked as a journalist on various papers, finally becoming connected with the Chicago
See also:News . A Little
See also:Book of Profitable Tales appeared in Chicago in 1889 and in New
See also:York the next
See also:year; but
See also:Field's place in later American literature chiefly depends upon his poems of
See also:time and childhood (of which " Little Boy Blue and " A Dutch
See also:Lullaby " are most widely known), because of their union of obvious sentiment with fluent lyrical
See also:form, His
See also:principal collections of poems are: A Little Book of Western
See also:Verse (1889); A Second Book of Verse (1892); With
See also:Trumpet and
See also:Drum (1892); and Love Songs of Childhood (1894) . Field died at Chicago on the 4th of
See also:November 1895 . His
See also:works were collected in ten volumes (1896), at New York . His
See also:prose Love-affairs of a Bibliomaniac (1896) contains a Memoir by his
See also:brother Roswell
See also:Martin Field (b . 1851) . See also Slason
See also:Eugene Field: a study in
See also:heredity and contradictions (2 vols., New York, 1901) .
DAVID DUDLEY FIELD (18o5-1894)
FREDERICK FIELD (18o1—1885)
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