1937 Ap. 21 Wednesday.

Two more drafts of To Address Posterity , which L read & passed.
Anxiety about Honor, who does not answer letters. Sent her another note, by air.
New Nationalist offensive at Bilbao: & general disgust in England at lame Govt [Government] explanations of why foodships are not allowed to run the blockade.
Antigua has sold 2500 in about a month in U.S.A.
Checked Laura's poems after typing: found two small ones left out, not Carl's fault.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Bilbao

    Bilbao, Basque Province, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Wyatt, Honor
    Journalist. Arrived in Deyá fortuitously. Married to Gordon Glover...Son Julian. W.G. First acquainted with R.G. and L.R. early in 1934; returned to visit in 1935; continued friendship in England. eds (RPG 211).
  • 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.

Bibliography

    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: [Homily on] Tolerance
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-04-12
    • Title: To Evoke Posterity [poem] ["To Address Posterity" is a superseded title on drafts of this poem. See Complete Poems, Vol. II, p. 96. DW]
    • Title: Collected Poems (1938)
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938-11
    • Title: Antigua Penny Puce
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Idno: A46
    • Date: 1936