March 23 Wednesday.

Finished first draft of Trojan Ending play.
Spring flowers and a Lithograph from John & Lucie.
Made a flower & bead and marble design in an olive-jar.
Laura did a 3-minute Savings Bank script for Len: still on International Letter book .
I have not read a book, except in the course of work, for weeks: or written a poem.
Checking proofs of Laura's Collected Poems .
Insurgents advancing again.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938