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Selected Poems

Robert Graves

A new and essential selection from one of the great figures of 20th Century English Poetry and Literature

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Ebook
ISBN
9780571283842
Date Published
13.08.2013
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Summary

A new and essential selection from the range and bulk of Robert Graves’s poetry, edited by Ulster poet Michael Longley. This edition will restore Graves to view as a major twentieth century poet, and demonstrate his manifold achievement as war poet, as love poet, and as – in the round – a secular visionary whose poems are ‘inimitable, eccentric marvels – some of which are extraordinary, many are masterly, all are like nothing else ever written’ (Randall Jarrell).

RobertGraves

Robert Graves (1895-1985) was a poet, novelist and critic. His first volume of poems, Over the Brazier (1916), reflected his experiences in the trenches, and was followed by many works of poetry, non-fiction and fiction. He is best known for his novel, I, Claudius (1934), which won the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes and for his influential The…

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