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Author photo. Photo from Poetry since 1939, British Council, 1945

Photo from Poetry since 1939, British Council, 1945

Robert Graves (1) [1895–1985]

This page covers the author of I, Claudius.

For other authors named Robert Graves, see the disambiguation page.

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Robert Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves) was born in 1895 in London and served in World War I. Goodbye to All That: an Autobiography (1929), was published at age thirty three, and gave a gritty portrait of his experiences in the trenches. Graves edited out much of the stark reality of the book when he revised it in 1957. Although his most popular works, I, Claudius (1934) and its sequel, Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina (1935), were produced for television by the BBC in 1976 and seen in America on Masterpiece Theater, he was also famous as a poet, producing more than 50 volumes of poetry. Graves was awarded the 1934 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for both I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Also a distinguished academic, Graves was a professor of English in Cairo, Egypt, in 1926, a poetry professor at Oxford in the 1960s, and a visiting lecturer at universities in England and the U.S. He wrote translations of Greek and Latin works, literary criticism, and nonfiction works on many other topics, including mythology and poetry. He lived most of his life in Majorca, Spain, and died after a protracted illness in 1985. (Bowker Author Biography)
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I, Claudius 8,402 copies, 153 reviews
Claudius the God 3,905 copies, 40 reviews
The Greek Myths: Complete Edition (Author) 3,743 copies, 30 reviews
Goodbye to All That 3,400 copies, 60 reviews
The White Goddess 2,286 copies, 20 reviews
The Greek Myths: Volume 1 1,450 copies, 9 reviews
The Greek Myths: Volume 2 1,299 copies, 5 reviews
Count Belisarius 922 copies, 12 reviews
King Jesus 633 copies, 10 reviews
The Golden Fleece 579 copies, 12 reviews
I, Claudius, and Claudius the God 526 copies, 5 reviews
Greek Gods and Heroes 464 copies, 6 reviews
Hebrew Myths: The Book of Genesis 401 copies, 4 reviews
Homer's Daughter 333 copies, 6 reviews
The Siege and Fall of Troy 302 copies, 5 reviews
Watch the North Wind Rise 296 copies, 5 reviews
The Shout and Other Stories 262 copies, 3 reviews
Wife to Mr. Milton 251 copies, 3 reviews
Lawrence and the Arabs 184 copies, 3 reviews
Sergeant Lamb's America 180 copies, 1 review
Collected Poems 141 copies, 1 review
The Big Green Book 136 copies, 3 reviews
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They Hanged My Saintly Billy 112 copies, 2 reviews
Antigua, Penny, Puce 109 copies, 4 reviews
Caligula 65 copies
Proceed, Sergeant Lamb 61 copies, 2 reviews
The Crowning Privilege 56 copies, 1 review
English and Scottish Ballads (Editor) 37 copies, 1 review
Collected poems, 1975 33 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Poems 27 copies
Poems About War 26 copies
Poems 22 copies
The Nazarene Gospel restored 21 copies, 2 reviews
Collected poems, 1966 20 copies, 1 review
Love Poems 18 copies
Oxford addresses on poetry 18 copies, 1 review
New Poems, 1962 16 copies
Love Respelt 13 copies
On English Poetry 11 copies, 1 review
Whipperginny 7 copies
Work in Hand (Author) 6 copies
Poems, 1953 6 copies
Poems 1929 6 copies
First World War [4 Book Boxed Set] (Contributor) 5 copies
Relatos 5 copies
Ben Claudius 4 copies
Treasure Box 4 copies
To Whom Else? 2 copies
Claudius 1 copy
Poemas 1 copy
Kung Jesus 1 copy
Two poems 1 copy
Cuatro relatos 1 copy, 1 review
Alice {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
The Sufis 1 copy
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Le Morte d'Arthur (Introduction, some editions) 6,345 copies, 49 reviews
History of the Twelve Caesars (Translator, some editions) 5,790 copies, 67 reviews
Bulfinch's Mythology (Foreword, some editions) 5,427 copies, 30 reviews
The Golden Ass (Translator, some editions) 4,449 copies, 73 reviews
Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable (Foreword, some editions) 3,165 copies, 25 reviews
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Translator, some editions) 2,594 copies, 30 reviews
The Enormous Room (Introduction, some editions) 1,289 copies, 24 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 853 copies, 7 reviews
Civil War (Translator, some editions) 670 copies, 13 reviews
The Sufis (Introduction, some editions) 616 copies, 5 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 407 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of War (Contributor) 385 copies, 1 review
Winter in Majorca (Translator, some editions) 369 copies, 8 reviews
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 353 copies, 3 reviews
Selected Poems of Robert Frost [Great Poets] (Introduction) 285 copies, 2 reviews
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 266 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 246 copies, 3 reviews
British Poetry Since 1945 (Contributor, some editions) 155 copies, 2 reviews
I, Claudius [1976 TV miniseries] (Original book) 138 copies, 4 reviews
Anthem for Doomed Youth: Poets of the Great War (Contributor) 130 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (Contributor) 128 copies, 2 reviews
The anger of Achilles (Translator) 127 copies, 3 reviews
Elsewhere: Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 126 copies
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats (Contributor) 111 copies, 1 review
Poetry of the First World War: an anthology (Contributor) 104 copies, 1 review
Emergency Kit (Contributor, some editions) 100 copies, 1 review
The St Trinian's Story (Contributor) 92 copies, 1 review
Elsewhere, Vol. III (Contributor) 88 copies
The Mammoth Book of True War Stories (Contributor) 76 copies
Adventure Stories (Contributor) 71 copies, 1 review
The Paganism Reader (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
Psyche (Translator, some editions) 49 copies, 2 reviews
The Fairies' Ring (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
Lament for the Makers: A Memorial Anthology (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
A Golden Land (Contributor) 36 copies
The Lucifer Society (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
The Necromancers (Contributor) 33 copies
El niño de la bola (Translator, some editions) 29 copies, 1 review
Classical Stories (Contributor) 24 copies
Best Ghost Stories (Contributor, some editions) 21 copies
The Finest Music: Early Irish Lyrics (Contributor) 19 copies
Ellery Queen's Poetic Justice (Author, some editions) 17 copies
I, Claudius: A Full-Cast BBC Radio Drama (Original book) 16 copies, 1 review
Tales of Love and Horror (Contributor) 14 copies
Rejser i tid og rum : en bog om science fiction (some editions) 12 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems of Alun Lewis (Foreword, some editions) 9 copies
The Poetry of Snowdonia (Contributor) 7 copies
Shock! (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Terrors, Traumas and Torments (Contributor) 2 copies
Oxford Poetry 1917 (Contributor) 2 copies

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