Sept 4 Friday.

Troy all morning.
Afternoon bought a table (25/-)1, 6 tumblers 4/- each, ordered sofa cushions – Tottenham Court Road district.
It showered all day, so we did not go to the Caledonian Market with James [RG] Harry Kemp as arranged.
Depressing news of the fall of Irun & arrival of German & Italian planes for the rebels.
In the evening finished checking Troy Chapter? 6, the end.
At night long walk with Laura down Oxford Street etc exploring.
Another odd letter fron Savage.

Editorial Notes

125 shillings? (20 shillings=£1) eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Tottenham Court Road

    London, England
  • Caledonian Market

    London, England
  • Irún

    Irún, Bidasoaldea, Spain
    City on the northeast coast of Spain which fell to the Nationalists in September 1936 eds.
  • Oxford Street

    London, England

People Mentioned

  • James

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Savage

    Savage
    Arnie Lawrence's agent KG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937