Monday Feb[RG] Jan 31

Chapter XVII all day.
In evening a talk with Laura: in which the key-word was 'revive'. She is very tired.
Harry came at 11.30 until [sic: to] 1.30 at night, for help on his book1.
I bought artificial flowers at B.B. Evans in Kilburn & brought back, as an object, a carved lion in oak by a deaf & dumb carpenter called Cohen. But we decided against.
To bed at 2.30

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Kilburn

    Brent, London, England

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)
  • Cohen

    Cohen
    "a deaf & dumb carpenter", an employee of Borst's, and artist whose work RG purchased occasionally eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: The Left Heresy in Literature and Life [the essay "Politics and Poetry" comprises the closing section of this book.(RPG 278) eds.]
    • Author: Kemp, Harry/ Riding, Laura/ others
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Methuen
    • Idno: B29
    • Date: 1939