Wed. May 12th, Coronation Day.

It rained all day & all night.
Started Chapter IV of The Ghost and another version of the poem, now called The Stranger : the couple changed to a single woman.[RG]
English tourists wearing red white & blue, & a party at the Consul's, to which I was not invited.
Critical days in Basque fighting: on Mount Solubbe. Government advances in Guadarrama & Toledo.
Laura going over the last of her poems .

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Basque

    Basque, Spain
  • Mount Solubbe

    Solubbe, Basque, Spain
  • Guadarrama

    Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range), Castilla y Leon (Old Castile), Spain
    a mountain range rising from the "Meseta" (central plateau), north of Madrid.
  • Toledo

    Toledo, New Castille, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: The Strangers [poem became The Stranger]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1937-05-09