Foreword to 'Difficult Questions, Easy Answers'

Scope and Content

Ms drafts of Graves's foreword to his volume of collected essays, 'Difficult Questions, Easy Answers'. Earlier drafts make reference to a proposed inclusion of Lise Lafrenière's work 'Fundamental Dimensions' ['Les Dimensions fondamentales'], and discuss the relationship between mathematics and poetic thought. Graves's son-in-law, the nuclear physicist Clifford Dalton, and his grandfather Charles Graves, a professor of mathematics at Trinity College Dublin, are also mentioned in this context. The series also includes a bundle of draft contents pages.


Drafts arranged in approximate chronological order.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC1500

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

Related Material

Reference: RG/J/Lafreniere;