Robert Graves

Robert Graves, in the German linguistic area Robert von climb Graves (* 24. July 1895 in Wimbledon, London; † 7. December 1985 in Deià on Mallorca), was a British writer and poet.

Graves published several booksover its experiences in the 1. World war, among them two poem volumes (Over the Brazier and Fairies and Fusiliers) and an autobiography (Goodbye ton universe That). After the war Graves in Oxford studied English literature science. 1926 it becameto the chair for English literature to Cairo appoint. After only one year it returned to England and lived since 1929 up to the outbreak of the Spanish civil war in Deià on Mallorca. There two particularly successful historical novels developed(I Claudius and Claudius the God - dt. I, Claudius, emperor and God, 1937 and 1976 films - 1976 with Derek Jacobi). Back in England and since 1946 Mallorca developed further novels, in addition,Specialized books with predominantly historical and mythologischen topics (The Greek Myths, The White Goddess). Its bibliography covers altogether about 140 books. 1954 it became member of the Royal Anthropological of institutes. From 1961 to 1966 he taught as a professorPoetik in Oxford. Beside its work as Romancier published Graves also specialized books, particularly admits is the book the Gods of Greece.

Graves arose only in German-language translations of its works under the name Robert von climb Graves. Its nut/mother, Amalie ofClimb, was a large niece of the German historian Leopold of climb. Its father P. Graves was school advice and writer.


on German available:

  • Rust-brown teethed
  • 7 days milk and honey
  • I, Claudius, emperor and God
  • the white goddess
  • Greek mythology
  • line more drunter!
  • Stories from the other Mallorca

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