- Author:Robert Graves
- Publisher:Nabu Press (February 17, 2010)
- Pages:148 pages
- Subcategory:History & Criticism
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On English Poetry book. For anyone interested in Graves as poet or in poetry criticism in general, it’s a worthwhile read. Graves on poetry is always productive, even when, as he often was later, he was stubbornly and gloriously wrong headed. Like everything else he wrote he grounded what he said on on what he did. And from the start he wrote it all down in a clear, precise prose that laid his cards on the table.
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Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. library of congress; americana. The Library of Congress.
Robert Graves was born in 1895 in London and served in World War I. .Also a distinguished academic, Graves was a professor of English in Cairo. Goodbye to All That: an Autobiography (1929), was published at age thirty three, and gave a gritty portrait of his experiences in the trenches. Also a distinguished academic, Graves was a professor of English in Cairo, Egypt, in 1926, a poetry professor at Oxford in the 1960s, and a visiting lecturer at universities in England and the . He wrote translations of Greek and Latin works, literary criticism, and nonfiction works on many other topics, including mythology and poetry.
LV The art of expression. LVI Ghosts in the sheldonian. LVII The laying on of hands. Appendix:-the dangers of definition. LVIII Ways and means. LIX Poetry as labour.
On English Poetry: Being. A very British book, with all the quirky charm that can entail. Graves was of course an important man of letters in his time, author of "I, Claudius" among much else
On English Poetry: Being. Flip to backFlip to front. Graves was of course an important man of letters in his time, author of "I, Claudius" among much else. He was also a very good poet, and this book contains his thoughts, advice, prejudices, and ruminations about poetry and, especially, the writing of poetry. Here's a sample: "I have often heard it said that a poet in intervals between inspirations should keep his hand in by writing verse-exercises, but that he should on on such occasions immediately destroy what he has written.
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