The copyright of all of Robert Graves's writings (other than his diaries and certain letters) belong to The Robert Graves Copyright Trust and must be in all cases acknowledged.


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The copyright of the Robert Graves Diaries shown in or linked to from these pages belong to the St John’s College Robert Graves Trust.


Fair dealing

Limited extracts may be used free of charge providing correct attribution and acknowledgement is given if the work in which the extract is to appear is published for the purpose of criticism or review and if the extract falls into the following categories:-

  • Prose: a single extract of up to 400 words or series of extracts, none exceeding 300 words, totalling 800 words
  • Poetry: up to 40 lines providing no more than a quarter of the poem is used (if more than one poem, add up individual lines)

Please note that biographies do not generally fall into this category, and fair dealing does not apply to anthologies, musical settings or unpublished works.