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3 edition of story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr Milton found in the catalog.

story of Marie Powell, wife to Mr Milton

and, The islands of unwisdom / c Robert Graves ; edited by Simon Brittan

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesIslands of unwisdom
SeriesRobert Graves Programme
ContributionsBrittan, Simon, 1959-, Graves, Robert, 1895-1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 616 p. :
Number of Pages616
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17081986M
ISBN 101857545850

Wife to Mr. Milton: The Story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves (New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., ) pp. Contents Foreword I. The Last Day of Christmas, II. An Alarm of the Plague III. A Sight of Royalty, and of Another IV. Life at Forest Hill V. Mun Becomes a Soldier VI. I Fall Into Piety and Out Again VII. A Strange Tale of. The famous poet John Milton, author of Paradise Lost, had a wife, and their story is both strange and tumultuous. Consummate historical novelist and poet Robert Graves tells the story from the perspective of the wife, Marie Powell, a young woman who married the poet to escape a debt/5(3).

A Marvelous book, complex, riveting Robert Graves has written a masterpiece here. This novel features a woman as the main character, his portrayal of the feisty and intelligent Marie Powell, who became the wife of John Milton, is a multi-dimensional delight.   Robert Graves – Wife to : The Story of Marie Powell () Time Period: 17th Century England Robert Graves’ first-person narrative of the controversial Marie Powell has since been overshadowed by his grandiose I, Claudius, but his depiction of John Milton’s wife as a rebellious foe of the great Puritan poet has since been.

The Story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr. Milton (; also known as Wife to Mr. Milton, the Story of Marie Powell) elaborates imaginatively on John Milton’s marital problems. Wife to Mr. Milton By Robert Graves Marie Powell married the famous poet John Milton in order to escape a debt. This novel is historical author and poet Robert Graves’ fictionalization of a real, troubled marriage, told from the point of view of Marie herself, a witty and sensual woman who is ill matched to the cruel and domineering Milton.


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With impressive literary power, with a beauty that makes this novel live and glow in the consciousness of the reader, Robert Graves unfolds the story of the tragic and eventful life of Marie Powell, who, at the age of sixteen, was pushed into marrying the man who was England’s greatest epic poet—and knew it—John Milton/5(21).

Wife to Mr. Milton: The Story of Marie Powell by Robert Graves (New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., ) pp. Contents Foreword I. The Last Day of Christmas, II. An Alarm of the Plague III.

A Sight of Royalty, and of Another IV. Life at Forest Hill V. Mun Becomes a Soldier VI. I Fall Into Piety and Out Again/5(12).

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The Story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr Milton and The Islands of Wisdom edited by Simon Brittan In The story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr. Milton () Robert Graves - half a century before Carol Ann Duffy - creates a Mrs for a famous Mr, a Mr who Graves regards as one of the heinous monsters in the English poetic pantheon.5/5(1).

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Milton. Reprint of the ed. published by the Noonday Press, New York. In The story of Marie Powell, Wife to Mr. Milton () Robert Graves - half a century before Carol Ann Duffy - creates a Mrs for a famous Mr, a Mr who Graves regards as one of the heinous monsters in the English poetic pantheon.

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He wrote poems about Greek myths and historical of his novels were set in ancient Rome or were about stories from Greek myths. He also wrote about Greek myths and translated.

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