Feb 4th Tuesday

Hair-cut. Liddell Hart sent new typescript & 2 letters which I answered. Cape wanted title "Side & Asides of T.E.Lawrence," which I refused.
To bed with bottle & worked on typescript. Hot sun, cold wind.
One Willet Dorland came, an encyclopaedian Californian bore with roundabout introduction from Isabel. Wasn't invited to supper but taken to Sala for a drink.
Laura going over Gordon's ' Enthusiasm '.
Julie's mints finished.
Read a Murder mystery.
Jenny's first night at Cochrane Revue 1 in London.

Editorial Notes

1 C.B. Cochran's "Follow the Sun". eds

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Concordia

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Salón Concordia. Gelat's café. Variously refered to as the Sala or the Salón. The village youths had shares in it. It was later called the Salón Deportivo. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & Eds.
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Isabel

    Mayers, Isabel
    Laura Riding's sister. Lived in L.A. WG
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Julie

    Matthews, Julie
    Tom Matthews' wife. WG
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Cochran

    Cochran, C. B.
    Director of musical revues in London: RG's daughter Jenny performed as a chorus-girl in his "Follow the Sun" and "Midnight Laughter". (RPG 252-53) eds

Organizations Mentioned

  • Jonathan Cape Ltd.

    Jonathan Cape
    London publisher of Lawrence and the Arabs, Good-Bye to All That, No Decency Left, etc. eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Enthusiasm [prose: a Homiletic Study]
    • Title: Epilogue II, 1936
    • Author: Glover, Gordon
    • Editor: Riding, Laura, Graves, Robert (Associate Editor)
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: B24
    • Date: 1936-07