Robert Graves And The Poetic Myth

Writer and broadcaster Graeme Fife explores the work of the poet and novelist Robert Graves.

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Graeme considers the role played by love, war and the unrestrained imagination of childhood in Graves's poetry.

Exploring love, war and childhood imagination in the work of Robert Graves.

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Writer and broadcaster Graeme Fife explores the work of the poet and novelist Robert Graves.

Graeme explores Graves's use of ancient myth in understanding and reflecting the wider world.

Exploring Robert Graves's use of myth in understanding and reflecting the wider world.

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Writer and broadcaster Graeme Fife explores the work of the poet and novelist Robert Graves.

Graeme recalls his visits to Graves's home in Mallorca and considers the role in his life of the poet Laura Riding, with whom he had a romantic and professional association as well as four other muses who followed.

Looking at the role of Laura Riding and other women with whom Graves had an affair.

Graeme recalls his visits to Graves's home in Mallorca and considers the role in his life of the poet Laura Riding, with whom he had a romantic and professional association, as well as the four other 'muses' that followed in her stead.

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Writer and broadcaster Graeme Fife explores the work of the poet and novelist Robert Graves.

Graeme considers the part sexual love, sexless poetic love and marital love all played in Graves's later work.

Looking at the roles different types of love played in Graves's later work.

Graeme considers the part sexual love, sexless poetic love and marital love all played in Graves' later work.