Tuesday March 24th

9 pp [pages] of Ch [chapter]. XI of Ant . in morning.
Wrote to Arthurby.
John sent Cardoon Thistle seeds.
Mimosa bush from Str & Sch. came: planted beside the drive.
Laura sees hopes of getting Epilogue done by end of March or so.
Started a poem in bed about murder mystery.1

Editorial Notes

1this poem and " No One Can Guess " evidently became the poem "X". DW

Hands Referenced

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
  • Strenge

    Strenge, Frau Emmi
    Schwarz's house keeper and ? mistress. WG
  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • A.B.

    Arthurby

    Barker, Arthur
    Owner and director of Arthur Barker Ltd., the English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Arthurby was L.R.'s nickname for him.

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Epilogue II
    • Editor: Riding, Laura & Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: B24
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: No One Can Guess [poem: "scrapped": diary Apr. 3, 1936; but later became "X" (in Collected Poems 1938): see note. DW, eds.]
    • Title: Robert Graves: Complete Poems, Vol. II
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Beryl Graves and Dunstan Ward
    • PubPlace: Manchester
    • Publisher: Carcanet Press
    • BiblScope: pp. 92-93
    • Date: 1995-1999