Aug 29 Sunday.

4 new stanzas of Red Dog .
Went over Laura's letter book & discussed points with her.
Sent off to D.T. the letter that Harry, Laura & I composed about Mussolini & Augustus1.
Solace the kitten lost.

Editorial Notes

1reference to Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar? eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Mussolini

    Mussolini, Benito
    (1883-1945) Fascist dictator ( "IL DUCE") of Italy from 1922-1943. eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Daily Telegraph
    • PubPlace: London
    • Date: 1856-1936
    • Title: Red Dog [poem] [Not traced. Apparently not published. DW]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-08-22