'Poetic Testament'

Scope and Content

This file contains ts drafts of Graves's lecture 'Poetic Testament', [the first of his 1963 Oxford addresses] and later incorporated into the essay published as 'Intimations of the Black Goddess'. Graves has been asked to explain "what poetry means to me" and goes on to discuss mythology, muses, and his experiences of poetry in childhood.

Note

Canelluñ Collection number: CC2430

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

Related Material

Reference: RG/H/O/31;