The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth (FSG Classics)
The definitive version of 1 of the extra striking and influential books of our time
This labyrinthine and remarkable ebook, first released greater than sixty years in the past, was once the result of Robert Graves's immense examining and curious study into unusual territories of folklore, mythology, faith, and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it's a scholar-poet's quest for the which means of ecu myths, a polemic concerning the family among guy and girl, and likewise an intensely own rfile within which Graves explores the resources of his personal proposal 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.