July 15 Friday[RG]Wednesday.

Checked Alan's drama notes, changes in Halfpenny and other poem, now called End of Play .
Bartolomé putting up st[RG] b[RG]alustrade.
To Can Gelat where garden being put right, & frame in upper window.
Oil tank cleaned: no evidence of Catalina's tricks, only verdigris 1 in tap.
No letters
Painted well-head cover, with Alan, at Posada.
Coffee at Str. & Schw. Schw. a bit funny because of having refused to sign the libel contract in his A.F.G. clause.
Worked on two more drafts of To disown the records .
Bathed: brought from sea a stone batiked by bark-dyed fishing nets, a sort of knife of sea-worn bark, a pouch-fish.

Editorial Notes

1greenish colouring eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Can Gelat

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

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    House on the Puig next to Deyá church. Originally part of the Es Molí property. It had been rented by the church for Sunday school. RG and LR bought it in February, 1935, to use as a guest house for their visitors. WG, eds.

People Mentioned

  • Bartolomé

    Bartolomé
    The mason. WG
  • Alan

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

    Catalina
    Cook from Palma employed by RG and LR; worked with Margarita, the chambermaid. W.G., eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • 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: The Halfpenny [poem]
    • Title: Epilogue III [also in Collected Poems (1938)]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Almost Forgotten Germany [Almost Forgotten Times]
    • Author: Schwarz, Georg
    • Editor: Trans. Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A45
    • Date: 1936
    • Title: End of Play [poem; former title: It Has Happened Well]
    • Title: Epilogue III [also in Collected Poems (1938)]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: To Disown the Once Written [poem; becomes To Disown the Records, then Birthday. Not traced. Apparently not published. D.W.]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1936-07-15