Robert Graves Writing Styles in The Greek Myths

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The author Robert Graves functions more like an editor in the course of this work. The reason being that the compilation is an assemblage of traditional mythology. As historical artifact there is a pre-existing set of reliable source material that has been consistently used in modern representations and recreations of the Greek mythos. The author is an educated man. He was born in Wimbledon, England to mixed ethnic heritage. His father was an Irish writer. His mother was Amelia Von Ranke - of one of the Germanic tribes of Northwestern Europe. He was born prior to the first so-called World War. Most of the world was affected, even though not every country was compelled to participate.

The author accepted a teaching position in Cairo, Egypt where he was able to teach English. From 1926 onwards, Robert Graves lived in Egypt where he wrote extensively. The biography page at the...

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