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Robert Graves and the White Goddess

1940-1985

by Robert Graves

  • 141 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Phoenix House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • General,
  • Authors, English,
  • 1895-,
  • 20th century,
  • Graves, Robert,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages618
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7988013M
    ISBN 100753801167
    ISBN 109780753801161

    Robert Ranke Graves () was a British poet, novelist, and critic. He is best known for the historical novel I, Claudius and the critical study of myth and poetry The White Goddess. His autobiography, Goodbye to All That, was published in , quickly establishing itself as . Robert Graves; A new edition edited by Grevel Lindop. Robert Graves (–) was a poet, novelist, and critic. His first volume of poems, Over the Brazier (), reflected his experiences in the trenches during World War I and was followed by many works of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. He is perhaps best known for his novel I, Claudius (), which won the Hawthornden Prize and the.

    The White Goddess, in full The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth, scholarly work by Robert Graves, published in and revised in and Graves’s controversial and unorthodox theories of mythology, part invention and part based on his research into pre-Classical religions, shocked many because of their basic feminist premise. Sequel to: Robert Graves. Description: xxi, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Book One. The shadow of the past --Book two. The white goddess --Book three. Watch the north wind --Book four. Judith --Book five. Ambassador of otherwhere --Book six.

    by Robert Graves Seller Books Express Published Condition Good ISBN Item Price $ Show Details. Description: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! The White Goddess by Graves, Robert Seller Light House Published Condition Very Good Edition 10th Printing Amended and Enlarg Item Price $ We expect anything and everything from Robert Graves, but even so it's a little difficult to think of him addressing the London School of Economics or our own Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In he lectured at both places, respectively on money ("Mammon") and science ("Nine Hundred Iron Chariots"). In dealing with these subjects his technique is typically Gravesian: a deep brew of.


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The sheer volume of it all is one thing, the exasperating antics of Robert Graves personality another. This book covers the last forty years. In the first years of this period he writes The White Goddess and a few more, now lesser known, historical novels/5.

Robert Graves (), born in London, was one of the most talented, colorful, The best depiction of Graves' archetype of the White Goddess I can recall is the character "Alma" in the film "Ghost Story".

She is timeless, beautiful, eerie, and everything else that Graves by:   Robert Graves' study of poetry, The White Goddess, is something of a literary unified field theory. It attempts to survey nearly all of Western poetry to assess the common factors and suggest a single unifying factor by which all poetry can be understood/5(32).

The White Goddess is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the stories behind the earliest of European deities—the White Goddess of Birth, Love, and Death—who was worshipped under countless titles.4/5.

"The White Goddess" is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the /5(8). The White Goddess; A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth - Robert Graves.

Book Description The White Goddess by Robert Graves - a fusion of scholarship on folklore, mythology, religion and poetry - is a work of unprecedented originality and s:   The White Goddess: An Encounter by Simon Gough – review T he familiar title comes from the book about poetic myth by Robert Graves, the "Grand-uncle" of.

The White Goddess - Robert Graves - Google Books This labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than fifty years ago, was the outcome of Graves's vast reading and curious research. Graves is obsessed with the idea that all ‘true’ poetry is inspired by a ‘single poetic theme’, Goddess-worshship, and his book essentially consists of an unending effort to find evidence for this argument.

The White Goddess poem by Robert Graves. All saints revile her and all sober menRuled by the God Apollos golden mean In scorn of which we sailed to find her. Page3/5. But if you’re fascinated by Robert Graves and/or interested to see where all those fantasies which posit (pre)historic matriarchies draw their inspiration, this is probably the book.

Atlantean Kodex - The White Goddess [Full Album] - Duration: Damien King Recommended for you. Robert Graves y Laura Riding (Alejandro Dolina) 09/03/. Robert Graves and the White Goddess This is an entrancing lecture, full of myth and magic. From it we learn not only how Robert Graves came to write The White Goddess (probably his most enduring work), but also about the message which he was trying to convey about what it is to be a romantic poet.

White Goddess by Robert Graves () out of 5 stars 5. Paperback. 13 offers from £ The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth by Graves, Robert () Paperback.

4 offers from £ Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being Ted Reviews: The White Goddess is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the stories behind the earliest of European deities—the White Goddess of Birth, Love, and Death—who was worshipped under countless titles.

The reputation of the American poet Laura Riding (–), hitherto known chiefly as the British writer Robert Graves’s companion and “Muse” in England and on Mallorca, has profited from the feminist search for what are unhappily being called (after Virginia Woolf) “foremothers.” (The archaism of the word, not to speak of the unmaternal character of most of the women themselves, does not.

The author Robert Graves () was one of the major influences of my teens - being the first grown-up novelist I read. Graves thought of himself as a poet and was best known during his life as a historical novelist (especially for I Claudius and Claudius the God set in Rome at the time of the Caesars).

But Graves's poetry seems lacking in warmth and spontaneity and his work is not 'well. The White Goddess by Robert Graves,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). The path by which I arrived at Robert Graves’ The White Goddess is interesting: A visitor to my website recommended John Montague’s poetry, especially his collection, A Rough library didn’t have that one but did have another: About Love.I liked a number of the poems and was especially taken by his translation of Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill’s “Blodewedd”.

Book Overview "The White Goddess" is perhaps the finest of Robert Graves's works on the psychological and mythological sources of poetry. In this tapestry of poetic and religious scholarship, Graves explores the stories behind the earliest of European deities--the White Goddess of Birth, Love, and Death--who was worshipped under countless by: Graves absence suggests that he was afraid to admit that his father was an important reason for the early successes of his own career-and besides, it was highly unfashionable to be close to a father who was so clearly a relic of another era (Robert Graves and the White Goddess, ).

Robert Graves had various mentors throughout his career.Book: The White Goddess, Author: Robert Graves, read online free in EPUB,TXT at Read books by author Robert Graves.

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