June 15th Monday.

Absurd heavy drenching rain.
Did some more work on Poetry and Politics . Checked Laura's Drama notes.
Letter from H.S. announcing that instead of recovering $1000 on income tax I must refund $1186 surtax!
A. Hodge is coming.
Laura went over Antigua first 40 pp [pages] in an hour.
Laura to Alice1 who turned up her nose at bread: "When I was a cat I always ate bread!"
Only drizzle in afternoon (went to Can Gelat where vine has been tied up) but heavy rain in evening.
Orange balls at their best, and tamarisk2.
Antigua to p [page] 66 at night: rather sticky part.

Editorial Notes

1cat eds.
2shrub or low tree eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Can Gelat

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    One of a group of houses behind the Fábrica called the Viña Vieja. WG

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG

Organizations Mentioned

  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: Drama
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Author: Riding, Laura/ Hodge, Alan/ Graves, Robert
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • BiblScope: 193-226
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Politics and Poetry [essay]
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Author: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert/ Kemp, Harry/ Hodge, Alan/ Vara, Madeleine
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • BiblScope: 6-53
    • Date: 1937