Selected Poems by Robert GravesSelected Poems by Robert Graves

Selected Poems

byRobert Graves

Hardcover | November 26, 2013

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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).
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 a...
Title:Selected PoemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.7 × 5.7 × 0.7 inPublished:November 26, 2013Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571283837

ISBN - 13:9780571283835

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good selection Graves was a very traditional poet, in style and subject, and therefore reads very differently than most 20th C poetry in English.
Date published: 2017-01-18