The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth (FSG Classics)

The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth (FSG Classics)

Robert Graves


The definitive version of 1 of the extra remarkable and influential books of our time

This labyrinthine and impressive booklet, first released greater than sixty years in the past, was once the result of Robert Graves's giant studying and curious examine into unusual territories of folklore, mythology, faith, and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it's a scholar-poet's quest for the which means of eu myths, a polemic concerning the kinfolk among guy and lady, and likewise an intensely own record during which Graves explores the resources of his personal concept and, as he believed, all precise poetry.
Incorporating all of Graves's ultimate revisions, his replies to 2 of the unique reviewers, and an essay describing the months of illumination within which The White Goddess was written, this can be the definitive variation of 1 of the main influential books of our time.

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