Feb 16 Election day Sunday.

Start cure again tomorrow after 4 days to make sure.
Nice letter from Ward about Focus .
Went over Honor 1 checks with Laura, & end of my Stealing and my note on Enthusiasm and Chapter II of Antigua . Mary wrote promising to attend auction2 on the 18th.
Karl at Soller, which is plastered with hand-designed Socialist posters.
Laura also going over Schwarz stuff: asking me questions.
Solomon's3 mouth much better.
Walk, solo, to Salerosa to postpone Wednesday fixture – drive to Cala Ratxada.
Francisquita came: now eleven years old.

Editorial Notes

1Honor Wyatt's book, The Heathen ? eds
2stamp auction. KG
3R.G.'s dog. eds

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Soller

    Soller, Majorca, Sp
    Town of some 10,000 inhabitants ten kilometers from Deyá. WG
  • Ca sa Salerosa

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Literally the house of the happy one. House on the Palma side of the Deyá valley which RG & LR rented when they first arrived in Deyá in 1929 and in which they installed the Albion Press. This house was one that was often available to rent. WG During 1935 it was evidently rented by the McCormacks (See March 17, 1935) CP
  • Cala Ratxada

    Cala Ratxada, Majorca, Sp
    Village on the northeast coast of the island. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Karl/Carl

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Mary

    Phillips, Mary
    Visitor. Typed most of I, Claudius. Later married James Reeves. WG
  • Francisca

    Francisca
    The "Francisca" of "Laura and Francisca." eds. A young resident of Deyá; her mother Francisca Messiana helped out at Canellun. W.G. Also called Francisquita (but so were other Franciscas in the village). Later m. to Miguel Ripoll (see Friedmann 179) eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Stealing [a homiletic study: later titled Theft]
    • Title: Epilogue II, 1936
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá and London
    • Publisher: Seizin and Constable
    • Idno: B24
    • Date: 1936
    • 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
    • Title: Focus I, II, III, IV [newsletter]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá
    • Publisher: Seizin
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937