• Field, Eugene

    Field, Eugene

    Eugene Field (1850 – 1895) was an American writer, best known for his children’s poetry and humorous essays. It was in 1888 with the publication of his poem ‘Little Boy Blue’ in a weekly journal called America that he won lasting fame. During this period Field also published With Trumpet and Drum (1892) and Love-Songs of Childhood (1894).


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