Jan 19 Tuesday

Another version of The Exile .
Nancy & Sam came.
Sam with Karl to Circus, Nancy & L & I discussed plans for Jenny.
I had an eye[RG] a wisdom tooth out easily but felt queer after. (Sam with his hearing box.)
Norman to supper. He & Laura worked on Rimbaud, while N. & I talked.
Epilogue . Laura destroyed a lot of old stuff not worth rewriting.
Wrote to W.J.Turner apologising for having shaken hands in Cafe Royal after his references to Laura in the Faber anthology review. He must have thought me disgustingly[RG] distressingly[RG] Christian.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Café Royal

    London, England
    A restaurant frequented by R.G. and L.R. when they were living in London, between 1936 and 1938. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • 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.
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • Nancy

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Rimbaud

    Rimbaud, Arthur
    French poet (1854-1891) whose work Norman Cameron translated with LR eds.
  • W.J. Turner

    Turner, W.J.
    (1889-1946) writer, poet, and literary critic eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: The Exile [poem]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London & Deyá
    • Publisher: Constable & Seizin Press
    • BiblScope: 164-169
    • Idno: B25
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Faber Book of Modern Verse, The
    • Editor: Roberts, Michael
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Faber & Faber
    • Idno: B23
    • Date: 1936-02