March 8 Tuesday

Feeling a bit jarred.
Read a bit more of Letter Book , back after lunch.
Laura working with Len.
Belisarius chosen for April by Book Society. Cassels may do Dictionary .[RG]
* Marie & Karl decided to leave us.
We go[RG] went to Josef's with Norman... Mitzi is violently insane... he has decided against Nella because of one Gerald Fox-Edwards intervening.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Josef

    Westminster, London, England
    restaurant on Greek St. eds

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • Mitzi

    Mitzi
    Norman Cameron's Austrian servant-girl KG
  • Len

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. 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.
  • Nella Joseph

    Joseph, Nella
    friend of Norman Cameron's eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Book Society

    Book Society
    published the Book Society News eds.; same as the Times Book Club? eds.
  • Cassell and Company Ltd.

    Publishers of Robert Graves' Collected Poems [1938], and the novel Count Belisarius [1938].

Bibliography

    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935