Graves, Robert von Ranke, 1895-1985 (poet and author)
- Existence: 1895 - 1985
Robert von Ranke Graves (1895-1985) poet and author
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Letter, 28 Feb. 1930 (year inferred)
Concerning a visit from [Nellie] Burton, an anecdote about cutting [Robert] Graves down to size, sending tea to Sassoon in Syracuse and news of books etc.
Letter, 1 May 1930 (circa; year inferred)
Describing [Robert] Graves as an awful cad, on being glad Sassoon was staying longer, and giving news (of a planned trip to Winchester).
Letter, 8 Mar 1917
Written at Rouen; glad Robert Graves won't go back to trenches; will be glad to get up the line to his battalion; requesting warm clothes.
Letter, 2 Apr 1917
Sassoon with the 2nd Royal Welch Fusiliers, thanks for parcels, requests safety razors, Robert [Grave]'s new poems ('Careers' very good), can't think independently out here, war is a most deadening performance.
Letter from Robert Graves, 1948-1977 (Circa)
Letters from many American and English poets and scholars, 1940-80; occasional manuscripts and typescripts of poetry; 18 letters on The Sandpipers; and a collection of letters of poets and writers, 1856-c.1950.
Letter from Robert Graves, 1939
Letter from 'Robert' [Graves] (Mallorca, Spain) to Siegfried Sassoon, 28 Nov. 1957
Sympathising with Sassoon over 'that experience with the Sunday Express'; on being pleased that Sassoon had 'gone over to the Roman Church'; referring to their meeting at Oundle; mentioning that they had had Alec Guinness to visit that summer: 'a wonderfully nice man', and that he hoped the reappearance of 'Goodbye [to all That]' would not 'bother' Sassoon: 'my admiration & affection displayed there for you came out very strongly when I re-read it'.
Letter from Robert Graves (Mametz Wood) to Sassoon, 17 July 1916
Concerning Sassoon's Flixecourt work, their meeting there and (in verse entitled 'To S.S.') a plan for a 'jolly' after the war. This item was removed from the back cover of MS Add.9852/1/6.
Letter from Sassoon (Litherland Camp, Liverpool) to A.T. Bartholomew, 15 Dec. 1917
On returning to War (to Limerick), 'It was the only thing I could do'; on the reprint and sales of his poetry; expects his own death by Easter; has material for a new book of poems; has been on leave and feels younger since Craiglockhart.
Memoranda and correspondence 1943, 1943
Correspondents include Mary Adams, Margaret Gardiner Bernal, Hugh Dalton, Edith B. Loeb, Robert Graves, and Cycill Tomrley.
Notebook, 1916 (circa)
Notebook entitled 'Memoirs of a Mug', 1932 (1932 transcript of 1927-1928 originals)
Notebook recording financial affairs, 1919-1938 (date approximate)
'Poems: by Siegfried Sassoon 1916' and 'Poems: 1917-18', 1908-1919 (poems date mostly from 1916-1918)
Postcard headed Chapelwood Manor, Nutley, Sussex, 23 May 1917 (year in pencil)
Thanking him for a note, on leave until June convalescing with success, glad Festing Jones saw R.G. [Robert Graves], [shoulder] wound has healed well, expects to return to France in August, convinced are losing [the War] and 'that all this loss of life is sheer waste'.
Press cutting of a review of Robert Graves' 'Goodbye to All That', by Edmund Blunden, 6 Dec. 1929
From 'Time and Tide'; with strong criticism of Graves' portrayal of Sassoon and Blunden.
Press cuttings of reviews of 'But it Still Goes On' by Robert Graves, with related items including a typed poem [by Sassoon] parodying Graves' style, Oct. 1930 - Nov. 1930 (bulk; some undated)
This series includes sets of reviews of many of Sassoon's prose and poetry books; press cuttings of poems or articles by Sassoon printed in the media; cuttings relating to Sassoon more generally, including a copy of an obituary; cuttings concerning Edith Sitwell, David and Albert Sassoon, Robert Graves, Esra Pound, Oliver Gatty, and the death of T.E. Lawrence; cuttings concerning the war and pacifism; and a selection of other press cuttings preserved by Sassoon.
Robert Graves: A Story Worth the Telling, 1980-1998
'Siegfried Sassoon' by Robert Graves, from The Clarion, Oct. 1930
Cuttings of reviews and press articles, chiefly from Durrant's Press Agency. Many list Sassoon or Faber and Faber as clients but some were clearly collated by Egremont during his own research.