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In this second volume of the Complete Poems all of Robert Graves's work from 1927 to 1942 -- the Laura Riding Period, as series editor Patrick Quinn describes it in the Centenary Selected Poems -- is included. `The Cool Web', `Flying Crooked', `Down, Wanton, Down!', `Never Such Love', `Danegeld', `Parent to Children' and other favourite anthology pieces date from this rich period in which Robert Graves makes the astonishing transition from his early work and becomes incontestably one of the great lyric poets of the century.

In 1995, the centenary of his birth, Carcanet launched an ambitious Robert Graves Programme which, in one decade, is intended bring into print all his major work. The series commenced appropriately with the poems.

Robert Graves Vol. 2 - Robert Graves

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Title
Robert Graves Vol. 2 - complete poems
Author
Robert Graves
format
Hardback
Publisher
Carcanet Poetry
Language
English
UK Publication Date
19971030

In this second volume of the Complete Poems all of Robert Graves's work from 1927 to 1942 -- the Laura Riding Period, as series editor Patrick Quinn describes it in the Centenary Selected Poems -- is included. `The Cool Web', `Flying Crooked', `Down, Wanton, Down!', `Never Such Love', `Danegeld', `Parent to Children' and other favourite anthology pieces date from this rich period in which Robert Graves makes the astonishing transition from his early work and becomes incontestably one of the great lyric poets of the century.

In 1995, the centenary of his birth, Carcanet launched an ambitious Robert Graves Programme which, in one decade, is intended bring into print all his major work. The series commenced appropriately with the poems.

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Robert Graves (1895-1985), poet, classical scholar, novelist, and critic, was one of the greatest writers of the 20th Century. Athough he produced over 100 books he is perhaps best known for the novel I, Claudius (1934),The White Goddess (1948) and Greek Myths (1955).
Robert Graves was born in Wimbledon, South London. His father, Alfred Percival Graves, was a school inspector, and his mother, Amalie von Ranke Graves, was a great-niece of the German historian Leopold von Ranke (1795-1866). He was educated at Charterhouse, and awarded a B.Litt by St. John's College, Oxford after his return from World war I, where he served alsongside Siegfried Sassoon.
Robert Graves died in 1985 in Deja, the Majorcan village he had made his home (with the exception of the Spanish Civil War and the Second World War) since 1929.

Type
BOOK
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
379

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