'The Dedicated Poet'

Scope and Content

This file contains ms and ts drafts of Graves's lecture 'The Dedicated Poet', the first of his 1961 Oxford addresses and later published. Drafts may have been prepared for publication. The lecture discusses the poetry of John Skelton.


The integrity and chronology of these drafts may have been compromised by the extensive cutting and pasting between versions.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC2410

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