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The Complete Poems
Title : The Complete Poems
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ISBN : 9780141182063
Language : English
Format Type : 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 editGraves 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.


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The Complete Poems Reviews

  • Jon Corelis

    Prefatory note: as explained below, the publishing history of Robert Graves's poetic work is rather chaotic. One result of this is that if you search for the particular edition of the book I am reviewing and recommending here on under either its full title or its ISBN, you will get what is in fact another edition. But I am attaching the review to this edition, since apparently the edition I am actually reviewing here is not included in records. The edition I am reviewing is Robert Graves The C [...]

  • Ricky

    Brilliant collection of Robert Graves poems. They are diverse, intelligent, thought provoking, clever and wonderfully put together - the best are great, and the not so great are good - wonderful collection that all poem lovers should own.