Nov 8 Monday

Karl went & found a house1 with Marie in Alma Square.
I wrote change of address letters etc & 4 pp [pages] of Ch [Chapter] XIX Belisarius .
Most of the day working with[RG] alone & then with Alan & Laura on the[RG] Alan's[RG] letter about Auden which Bruce Richmond will print in the T.L.S. – getting it in shape.
Worked till [until] 1 am.
L ha hablado tambien muy claro al rubio referente al asunto. 2
Amnesty offered to Gordon as a Christmas present to Honor.

Editorial Notes

1room KG
2 " Laura also made things crystal clear to the blond chap [Harry eds.]" KG

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Alma Square

    London, Westminster, England
    Between Maida Vale and Abbey Road; R.G. & L.R. lived there in the winter of 1937. eds

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).
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Bruce Richmond

    Richmond, Bruce
    (1871-1964), journal editor; editor of Times Literary Supplement KG
  • Auden

    Auden, W.H.
    British poet (1907-1973). R.G. disliked. eds
  • 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.
  • Marie

    Goldschmidt, Marie
    Karl Goldschmidt's first wife. RPG 280-81. The couple met when Marie was employed as domestic help at Ewhurst (summer 1937). eds.
  • 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)
  • Gordon

    Glover, Gordon
    Married to Honor Wyatt. WG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Times Literary Supplement
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Times London
    • Date: 1902-1968