The Complete Poems (Penguin Modern Classics)

The Complete Poems (Penguin Modern Classics)

By: Robert Graves (author), Dunstan Ward (volume_editor), Beryl Graves (volume_editor)Paperback

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Graves described poetry as his ruling passion, and for him love was 'the main theme and origin of true poems'. He created a rich mythology where love, fear, fantasy and the supernatural play an essential role. Intimate yet universal, passionate yet precise, their brilliant alchemy of realism and magic made Graves's poems some of the finest of the last century. In this edition the poems appear without critical apparatus or commentary. The volume represents in its purest form the achievement of Graves's seventy productive years.

About Author

Robert Graves was born in 1895 in Wimbledon. He went from school to the First World War, where he became a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers and was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme. He wrote his autobiography, Goodbye to All That, in 1929, and it was soon established as a modern classic. He died on 7 December 1985 in Majorca, his home since 1929.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780141182063
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 944
  • ID: 9780141182063
  • weight: 639
  • ISBN10: 0141182067

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