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56014: Letter: To Edward Marsh / Through the Periscope / Limbo / I hate the moon / The Adventurer / The First Funeral

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Describes displeasure at having shifted battalions / calculates likelihood of death / describes new officers and their taste, or lack thereof, in poetry, as well as relationship with the enlisted men / correspondence and friendship with a friend from Charterhouse / discusses the 'New Poetry' and Robert Graves' ability to write / desire for a wound or a transfer out / mentions Edward Marsh's 'Memoir' for Rupert Brooke and the problems of over-protective mothers / apologises for not having visited on most recent leave / includes drafts of the poems 'Through the Periscope', 'Limbo', 'I Hate the Moon', 'The Adventurer' and 'The First Funeral' / notes that he will be moving back up to the front line shortly.

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Creator

Graves, Robert (1895-1985)

Date

Oct-15

Date Created

01/10/1915

Temporal Date

31/10/1915

Spatial

France

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter Poem within letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Number of Pages

15

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Berg Collection, New York Public Library / The Robert Graves Copyright Trust

Collection ID

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Repository Name

New York Public Library

Repository Address

Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, USA

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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