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65878: Letter: To Siegfried Sassoon

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posted on 2024-04-05, 18:38 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Thanks for a letter / will send two of Rupert Brooke's volumes and a unknown poet's works, as well as his own 'Over the Brazier' / jokes about the Siegfried Sassoon's likelihood of receiving a military cross / discusses Robert Graves' uncle C. L. Graves' review of various poets for 'The Spectator', including Charles Sorley, possible changes to his poems entitled 'When I see millions of the mouthless dead' and 'Odyssey' / Charles Sorley's sexuality / other poems influencing the younger generation of poets, including the Georgians / potential for going up to Oxford after the war with friends, and desire for Sassoon to come as well / a poem of Sassoon's in the 'Westminster Gazette' / possible post-war cliques based on military service at Oxford following the war / potential for reunions / weekend visitor. |

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Thanks for a letter / will send two of Rupert Brooke's volumes and a unknown poet's works, as well as his own 'Over the Brazier' / jokes about the Siegfried Sassoon's likelihood of receiving a military cross / discusses Robert Graves' uncle C. L. Graves' review of various poets for 'The Spectator', including Charles Sorley, possible changes to his poems entitled 'When I see millions of the mouthless dead' and 'Odyssey' / Charles Sorley's sexuality / other poems influencing the younger generation of poets, including the Georgians / potential for going up to Oxford after the war with friends, and desire for Sassoon to come as well / a poem of Sassoon's in the 'Westminster Gazette' / possible post-war cliques based on military service at Oxford following the war / potential for reunions / weekend visitor.

Thanks for a letter / will send two of Rupert Brooke's volumes and a unknown poet's works, as well as Robert Graves' own 'Over the Brazier' / jokes about the Siegfried Sassoon's likelihood of receiving a military cross / discusses Robert Graves' uncle C. L. Graves' review of various poets for 'The Spectator', including Charles Sorley, possible changes to his poems entitled 'When I see millions of the mouthless dead' and 'Odyssey' / Charles Sorley's sexuality / other poems influencing the younger generation of poets, including the Georgians / potential for going up to Oxford after the war with friends, and desire for Sassoon to come as well / a poem of Sassoon's in the 'Westminster Gazette' / possible post-war cliques based on military service at Oxford following the war / potential for reunions / weekend visitor.

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Identifier

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Creator

Graves, Robert (1895-1985)

Date

May-16

Date Created

01/05/1916

Temporal Date

31/05/1916

Spatial

Harlech, Wales

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil | Pen

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4

Number of Pages

4

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

The Berg Collection

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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