May 1 Saturday

The same poem: tentatively finished in eight drafts – two days, 12 lines. The Wretch .
Laura doing letters & Schools .
Three best reviews of T. Ending all by poets – Gibson, MacNiece, Coffey.
Lugano beflagged, & illuminated at night.
España sunk by Govt [Government] airplane, ×××× [crossed out] Basque counter-attack.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Lugano

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

    Basque, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Gibson, Wilfred
    poet and critic (1878-1962) eds.
  • Louis MacNeice

    MacNeice, Louis
    Irish poet (1907-1963). eds.
  • Coffey

    Coffey, Brian
    Irish poet and critic (1905-1995) eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Wretch, The [poem]
    • Title: Modern Poet, The [1938 Anthology ed. Gwendolyn Murphy]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.
    • BiblScope: 81
    • Idno: b27
    • Date: 1937-05-01
    • Title: Schools [an international survey of education]
    • Author: Graves, Robert; Riding, Laura
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937