White Goddess

White Goddess,

the goddess of ancient fertility and the moon whose worship is claimed by Robert Graves to be the origin of poetry. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 1087]
See: Poetry
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Other details of these drafts suggest that Graham's staging of the antagonistic meeting between photographer and subject is in fact a response to a midcentury theory of poetry that proposed the "barbaric" as the ancient condition of lyric: Robert Graves's The White Goddess (1948).
Dixon's approach is based on such sources as Robert Graves' The White Goddess (Faber & Faber, 1948), and Anne Baring and Jules Cashford's The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image (Penguin, 1991).
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,
The White Goddess. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013.
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It recalled for me a distant memory: reading the ancient Celtic poems in Robert Graves's The White Goddess (1948).
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.
(6) Fig symbolism and vegetative symbols are strictly linked to the White Goddess (Graves 253, 257).
The second source is Robert Graves's The White Goddess (1948).
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.