Feb 25 Thursday

Epilogue , Heathen , Claudius all day. Hot sun.
In Lugano bought toys for Laura's work-room – a Swiss village in a cellophane bag, 1 fr [franc] 20, a donkey and cart 1.50, a wooden cow 1.50. A silk handkerchief bag for Laura.
First three answers to Int.Letter
Apparently Jenny has not got the promised job at Denham.
About 25 letters (between L & me) including congrats to Eddie on his knighthood & Tate Gallery appointment.
Snow mountains in evening[RG] pink. Karl said: "You'd expect God to come foward, hat in hand. All my own work!"
Worked till [until] nearly 2.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

    Lugano, Switzerland
    near the Italian border, where RG and LR spent part of 1937 eds.
  • Denham

    England
    usually associated with Denham Studios and Alexander Korda eds.

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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

    Marsh, Edward
    Influential civil servant and friend of R.G.'s and many others from WW I, also Georgian poets and artists. W.G. & C.P.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Epilogue III
    • Editor: Riding, Laura/ Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Claudius Film Version [The Fool of Rome] [a condensed novel based on I, Claudius]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Title: Letter on International Affairs
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Chatto & Windus
    • Publisher: London
    • BiblScope: 15-19
    • Idno: A36
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: The Heathen
    • Author: Wyatt, Honor
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Date: 1937