Robert Graves


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Graves, Robert

 

Born July 26, 1895, in London. English writer and critic.

Graves fought in World War I (1914–18), and his wartime impressions are reflected in his early poems and the autobiographical antiwar work Good-Bye to All That (1929). In later collections of poetry he broke with reality. He published the historical novels I, Claudius (1934) and Claudius the God (1934) and theoretical and critical works on English poetry. From 1961 to 1966, Graves was professor of poetry at Oxford University. His translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was published in 1967.

WORKS

Collected Poems. London, 1965.
Poetic Craft and Principle: Lectures and Talks. London, 1967.

REFERENCES

Kirkham, M. The Poetry of Robert Graves. London, 1969.
Higginson. F. H. A Bibliography of the Works of Robert Graves. London. 1966.

N. P. MIKHAL’SKAIA

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At about his third visit he brought up the games of interpretation which Laura Riding and Robert Graves had been playing [in A Survey of Modernist Poetry 1927] with the unpunctuated form of "The expense of spirit in a waste of shame.
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En conclusion cette nouvelle edition est la bienvenue car elle fait suite a celle de Robert Graves (Winter in Mallorca 1992) dont les commentaires refletent les prejuges et lieux communs d'avant 1976 concernant l'ecrivaine.
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Penn State was one of the first land-grant institutions to respond to the energy crisis of the '70s and demonstrate how anaerobic digesters could transform animal manure into an energy source, but the economics of manure digesters didn't favor the technology," says ASABE member Robert Graves, professor of agricultural engineering.
A book titled ``The White Goddess'' by Robert Graves was the inspiration for the work, which tells of a young man named Taliesin, who is good, and his battle with the White Goddess, who is bad.
Although the word "myth" is used in everyday speech to denote a fictional narrative, and as such may on occasion bear pejorative connotations, for Robert Graves and Raphael Patai myths "are dramatic stories that form a sacred charter either authorizing the continuance of ancient institutions, customs, rites and beliefs in the area where they are current, or approving alterations.
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