Scope and Content

Ms drafts of Graves's essay 'Genius', first published in 'Playboy' (December 1969) and subsequently in 'Difficult Questions, Easy Answers'. Graves's discussion of his interpretation of the term 'genius' takes in classical Greece and Rome, medicine, science, art and poetry.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC1502

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

Custodial History

The material arrived in some disorder; during cataloguing several leaves have been arranged into a separate bundle (RG/G/CDG/2) as probably not belonging to the main sequence (RG/G/CDG/1). The main sequence may not, of course, represent one single draft.

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