'The Personal Muse'

Scope and Content

This file contains ms and ts drafts of Graves's lecture 'The Personal Muse', the third of his 1961 Oxford addresses and later published. Drafts may have been prepared for publication. The lecture discusses the role of the muse in poetic inspiration, mythology, 'The White Goddess', and the love poetry of the Tudor poets, Wyatt, Donne and Raleigh.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC2410

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.