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Robert Graves and the classical tradition

Author: A G G Gibson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Classical presences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays provides the latest scholarship on Graves' historical fiction (for example in I, Claudius and Count Belisarius) and his use of mythical figures in his poetry, as well as an examination of his controversial retelling of the Greek Myths.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Robert Graves; Robert Graves
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A G G Gibson
ISBN: 9780191801594 0191801593 9780191057977 0191057975 0198738056 9780198738053
OCLC Number: 948653634
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. 'It's readable all right, but it's not history': Robert Graves' Claudius Novels and the Impossibility of Historical Fiction ; 2. Claudius in the Library ; 3. Homer's Daughter: Graves' Vera Historia ; 4. Robert Graves as Historical Novelist: Count Belisarius - Genesis, Gender, and Truth ; 5. Graves on War and the Late Antique: Count Belisarius and his World ; 6. The Golden Ass and the Golden Warrior ; 7. 'Essentially a moral problem': Robert Graves and the Politics of the Plain Prose Tradition ; 8. Robert Graves' The Greek Myths and Matriarchy ; 9. Scholarly Mythopoesis: Robert Graves' The Greek Myths ; 10. Freedom to Invent: Graves' Iconoclastic Approach to Antiquity ; 11. Restoring Narcissus: The Love Poems of Robert Graves ; 12. Robert Graves at Troy, Marathon, and the End of Sandy Road: War Poems at a Classical Distance ; 13. 'Con beffarda irriverenza': Graves' Augustus in Mussolini's Italy ; 14. Josef von Sternberg and the Cinematizing of I, Claudius ; 15. Broadcasting the Common Asphodel: Robert Graves and the Mass Media ; 16. The Anger of Achilles (1964): A Prize-Winning 'Epic for Radio' by Robert Graves ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: Classical presences.
Responsibility: edited by A.G.G. Gibson.

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