Thurs[RG] May 13th Coronation Day[RG] Thursday[RG].

Fine, then much rain.
Another version of The Stranger & 2 versions of the resuscitated poem. The Last March 1
Work on Ghost .
Laura doing poems .
She has bad nights again
Arthur Barker writes that the Claudius film is almost certianly being abandoned.
First news of[RG] D [sic: d]amage to destroyer Hunter : it looks like an incident rather than an accident.

Editorial Notes

1this could be a superseded title on draft(s) of " Defeat of the Rebels " (check drafts in Buffalo for this title). DW; see also "The Victory" (March 23rd entry) eds.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Arthurby

    Barker, Arthur
    Owner and director of Arthur Barker Ltd., the English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Arthurby was L.R.'s nickname for him.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Hunter

    Hunter
    British destroyer eds.

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
    • Title: The Last March ["resuscitated" poem] [could be a superseded title on draft(s) of "Defeat of the Rebels" (Check drafts in Buffalo for this title). DW]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-05-13
    • Title: Defeat of the Rebels [poem: in Complete Poems, Vol. II, p. 98. DW]
    • Title: Collected Poems (1938)
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Date: 1938-11
    • Title: Claudius [the film: based on I, Claudius, directed by Alexander Korda, starring Charles Laughton. It was never completed.]