The main point Fimi succeeds in making is that the authors of these fantasies not only bear the influence of their source texts, but in most instances were equally influenced by the works of authors who sought to popularize the medieval Welsh and Irish texts; starting in the nineteenth century with Lady Charlotte Guest, Lady Gregory, William Butler Yeats, and others, this movement reaching its apotheosis in the twentieth century in the pseudo-scholarship of The White Goddess
by Robert Graves, the last's influence on contemporary children's authors proving to be the most pervasive.
Es Vive, a former hostel now a shimmering, elegant white goddess
of Art Deco cool certainly fits that bill.
Graves of course traded his Freudian thinking about "conflict" for the quasi-Jungian White Goddess
theory (although Graves publicly distanced himself from Jung).
In his book, The White Goddess
, Robert Graves notes that in antiquity,
Pop princess Taylor Swift glittered in a winter white goddess
gown from J.
It recalled for me a distant memory: reading the ancient Celtic poems in Robert Graves's The White Goddess
Buhle quotes from Robert Graves' The White Goddess
that Marian was a goddess figure worshipped in place of the Virgin Mary by Gnostic heretics, the knowledge of whom was brought back from the crusades by knights returning from the Holy Land.
Lawrence, the Mediterranean Myth is visible in Sicily-that the almond-trees were strictly related-as Graves writes-to "the white Goddess
Artemis [who was] identified with the nymph Phyllis who was metamorphosed into an almond tree" (340).
The second source is Robert Graves's The White Goddess
His prolific output included World War I trench warfare-focused memoir Goodbye To All That, a history of poetic myth The White Goddess
and the enduringly popular historical novel I, Claudius.
The four-legged white goddess
lies in the middle of the road and everybody stops to let it pass or pay it respect.
As was expected, Katrina dazzled through the evening in a long flowing virginal white goddess
gown with satin rosettes.