Selected Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Graves

Selected Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Graves year 2014
  • Book name: Selected Poems
  • Author: Robert Graves
  • Release date: 2014/4/20
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780571315086
  • Rating: 8 of 10
  • Votes: 205
  • Review by: Alexandra Dale
  • Review rating: 7.32 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: No poetry has touched readers' hearts more deeply than the soldier poets of the First World War. Published to commemorate the centenary of 1914, this stunning set of books, with specially commissioned covers by leading print makers, is an essential gathering of our most beloved war poets introduced by leading poets and biographers of our present day.Robert Graves was one of our most fascinating poets of the last century. Born in London in 1895, he served in the First World War and was mistakenly reported killed in action at the Battle of the Somme, as he vividly recounted in his memoir, Goodbye To All That (1929). While serving in France, he befriended Siegfried Sassoon, and would be instrumental in saving Sassoon from the threat of court-martial that followed his declaration against the prolonging of the war. When Graves visited Sassoon at Craiglockhart Hospital he met Wilfred Owen, and for a time the three poets began to work closely in what Michael Longley, this volume's editor, calls 'a momentous coincidence of talent'.Robert Graves died in 1985 and is commemorated Poets' Corner at in Westminster Abbey.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H56M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets
  • Available formats: HTMLZ, EPUB, PDF, TXT, WORD, HTM, RTF, DOC. Compressed in ISO, TAR.LZO, ZIP, LZO, TAR.Z, EML, RAR
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, Google Drive, Librevault, BitShare, FileNurse, Mediafire, 4Shared
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 13.31 USD
  • Dimensions: 134x204x17mm
  • Weight: 275g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

More books of the genre or collection Poetry and Drama

More books of the publisher FABER & FABER

More books in English

More books of 2014