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Question 1: His 1921 novel, Memoirs of a Midget, won the ________ for fiction.
J. M. CoetzeeJames Tait Black Memorial PrizeWilliam GoldingSalman Rushdie

Question 2: De la Mare's play Crossings has an important role in ________' novel The Manticore.
The Cornish TrilogyThe Deptford TrilogyRobertson DaviesSamuel Marchbanks

Question 3: To simplify and clarify his language, de la Mare generally used the more conventional "________" and "imagination" when discussing the same idea elsewhere.
Bertrand RussellAristotleReasonEmpiricism

Question 4: It has a ________, and can be read on several levels.
FableFrame storyStory within a storyOne Thousand and One Nights

Question 5: The assertion that Lucy was related to poet ________ has been found to be incorrect.
Elizabeth Barrett BrowningAlfred, Lord TennysonRobert BrowningMen and Women (poetry collection)

Question 6: Works by Walter de la Mare at ________
Project GutenbergGoogle BooksAmazon KindleProject Gutenberg Australia

Question 7: From 1940 until his death, De la Mare lived in Montpelier Row, Twickenham, the same street where ________ had lived a century earlier.
Alfred, Lord TennysonIn Memoriam A.H.H.Enoch ArdenUlysses (poem)

Question 8: He was born in Kent (at 83 Maryon Road, Charlton[2], now part of the London Borough of Greenwich), descended from a family of French ________, and was educated at St Paul's Cathedral School.
Protestant ReformationCrusadesHuldrych ZwingliHuguenot

Question 9: It was at the border between the two that Shakespeare, ________, and the rest of the great poets lay.
Peter AbelardCatholic ChurchPope John Paul IIDante Alighieri

Question 10: In his lecture, "________ and the Intellectual Imagination," he argued that children ".
EnglandUnited KingdomRupert BrookeWilliam Denis Browne


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