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The White Goddess : a historical grammar of poetic myth

Author: Robert Graves
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1961.
Series: Faber Paper Covered Editions
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Amended and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Argues that the language of poetic myth current in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe was a magical language bound up with popular religious ceremonies in honour of the Moon-goddess, or Muse - some dating from the Old Stone Age.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Graves
ISBN: 0571069614 9780571069613 0571023622 9780571023622
OCLC Number: 12625608
Description: 511 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Faber Paper Covered Editions
Responsibility: by Robert Graves.

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