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Robert Graves, his life and work

by Martin Seymour-Smith

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graves, Robert, 1895-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMartin Seymour-Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.R35 Z783 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 607 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages607
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3226013M
    ISBN 100091393507
    LC Control Number83137223

    Robert Graves, His Life and Work by Smith Martin Seymour, Martin Seymour-Smith starting at $ Robert Graves, His Life and Work has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Robert Graves (–) was a poet, novelist, and first volume of poems, Over the Brazier (), reflects his experiences in the trenches, and was followed by many works of poetry, nonfiction, and is best known for his novel, I, Claudius (), which won the Hawthornden and James Tait Black Memorial prizes, and for his influential The White Goddess ()/5(52).

    Robert Graves () was a writer of extraordinary breadth whose output ranges from a classic account of his First World War experiences, Goodbye to All That, through the “potboiler” (his own term) success of I, Claudius, to the poems inspired by his quasi-mystical devotion to the ‘White Goddess’.Born in Wimbledon, it was Graves’ Celtic inheritance via his Irish poet and. Robert Graves. Robert is a year Marine Corps veteran who prides himself on living with the Marine Corps values of Honor, Courage, and g up an athlete and an entertainer, Graves found himself with the ability to be a natural leader on the court, in the military, as well as around his peers and community.

    Robert von Ranke Graves (24 July – 7 December ) was an English poet, scholar, and novelist. During his long life, he produced more than works in total. He was the son of the Anglo-Irish writer Alfred Perceval Graves and Amalie von Ranke. The historian Leopold von Ranke was his mother's uncle. The Robert Graves Society promotes interest in and research on the life and work of Robert Graves (–), author of some books of poetry, fiction, biography, criticism, anthropology, social history, mythology, biblical studies, translation, and for children.


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This biography was first published in Martin Seymour-Smith had known Robert Graves since early boyhood, & had lived in his house for more than three years. He wrote it with Grave's help, at his home in Deya, while Graves' (sometime) mistress & muse, the notorious Laura Riding, was still alive/5.

Robert Graves was born to parents Alfred Perceval Graves and Amalie von Ranke Graves in in Wimbledon, near London, England. He was one of ten children. His father was a Gaelic scholar and poet, and his mother was related to influential German historian Leopold von Ranke.

Though he won a scholarship to St. John’s College, Oxford, Graves left London in to serve as a junior officer in. One of Robert Graves’ best known works is the war memoir ‘Good-Bye to All That’ in which he wrote about his life as a British army officer in the World War I.

The book explores the themes of the inadequacies of patriotism, the rise of atheism, feminism, socialism and pacifism, among others. Robert Graves, English poet, novelist, critic, and classical scholar who carried on many of the formal traditions of English verse in a period of experimentation.

His more than books also include a notable historical novel, I, Claudius (); an autobiographical classic of World War I. Robert Graves by Jean Moorcroft Wilson review – from war poet to Goodbye to All That of the trenches to his life and work.

During his lifetime, Graves some of the book’s more curious Author: Edmund Gordon. Robert Graves's biography and life Graves was born in in Wimbledon, a suburb of London.

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Get this from a library. Robert Graves: his life and work. [Martin Seymour-Smith] -- This biography was first published in Martin Seymour-Smith had known Robert Graves since early boyhood, and had lived in his house for more than three years.

He wrote it with Grave's help, at. This biography was first published in Martin Seymour-Smith had known Robert Graves since early boyhood, and had lived in his house for more than three years.

He wrote it with Grave's help, at his home in Deya, while Graves' (sometime) mistress and muse, the notorious Laura Riding, was still by: Part One: A broad overview of Robert Graves" Life.

Robert Graves, poet, novelist, biographer, mythographer, classical scholar and translator was born in in Wimbledon, a well-to-do suburb of London, and died in in Deya, the Majorcan village he had made his home (with the exception of the Spanish civil war and the Second World War) since Robert Graves, his life and work.

[Martin Seymour-Smith] Examination of the life and work of author and scholar Robert Graves. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Graves, Robert, -- Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martin Seymour-Smith.

Robert Graves’s account of his experiences in the trenches of the first world war is a subversive tour de force Published: 28 Nov The best nonfiction books: No 44 – Goodbye to All.

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The White Goddess: a Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth is a book-length essay on the nature of poetic myth-making by author and poet Robert published inthe book is based on earlier articles published in Wales magazine, corrected, revised and enlarged editions appeared inand The White Goddess represents an approach to the study of mythology from a decidedly Author: Robert Graves.

Seymour-Smith calls Graves ""the foremost English-language love poet of this century—and probably of the two preceding ones, too."" He has been Graves' friend for nearly 40 years; Graves' ""confidences"" are a major source of this biography; and Mrs.

Graves ""went over every word of the final draft of this book with me."" Still, though this long, detailed life-and-work does indeed display. Buy Robert Graves: His Life and Work 2nd Revised edition by Seymour-Smith, Martin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Following the death of his mother inthe family decided to sell the house to the local government and have it preserved as a living museum to Graves’s life and work, of which William is.

Robert Graves first came across the name of Roger Lamb inwhen Graves was an English officer instructing his platoon in regimental history. Lamb was a British soldier who had served his king during the American War of Independence, and whose cl.

Robert Graves first came across the name of Roger Lamb inwhen Graves was an English officer instructing his platoon in regimental history.

Lamb was a British soldier who had served his king during the American War of Independence, and whose claim to a footnote in history is that he managed to escape twice from American prison camps.

Robert Graves: His Life and Works by Martin Seymour-Smith A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Robert Graves; drawing by David Levine “To bring the dead to life,” according to one of Robert Graves’s poems, “is no great magic”: Few are wholly dead: Blow on a dead man’s embers And a live flame will start Scholars have been blowing on Graves’s embers since he died in   Perhaps the finest love poet of our age, Robert Graves was also a man of strong opinions and stronger passions whose long life was one of extremes and contradictions.

Profligate in his emotions but painstaking in his art, arrogant and pugnacious with enemies but generous and sustaining to friends, impulsive in love but careless of family Pages: Robert Graves: His Life and Workwas published init met with instant acclaim from every quarter, both in Britain and in the United States.

Robert Graves: His Life and Workhas served as the basis for other books, either on Graves or on his (sometime) mistress and muse the Author: Martin Seymour-Smith.