Item RC0667 - Robert Graves letter

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Robert Graves letter

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  • 4 February 1940 (Creation)

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Robert Graves was born at Wimbledon on 25 July 1895 and educated at Charterhouse and St. John's College, Oxford. His powerful autobiography, Goodbye to All That was published in 1929. He is known for both his historical novels, beginning with I, Claudius and Claudius the God in 1934 and his poetry which was collected several times, including 1955 and again in 1975. He died at his home in Deyá, Marjorca on 7 December 1985.

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The letter concerns Graves' view of poetry and the availability of his own poetry, presumably in response to a request from Vallette.

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