Ap 10 Sunday.

Carlow came, on way to Hendon, just back from S. [South] America. Talk about Germany, and his ways of charity.
Karl doing T.E.L. proofs on four copies.
I worked a bit more on Trojan Ending .
In afternoon Norman took us to Hammersmith where L went over French of Life of Dead with Axelle Ross (Michael R's wife) and then to tea at Len & Jane's. There was Alan Taylor a Manchester history don who believed that the Good Should Differ and wanted to buy a Len picture.
He drove L & me back.
Work with L. on proofs of ×××× her Collected Poems .
Norman has had to pay to send Mitzi back to Austria.
Hopes of Margaret coming to him.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hammersmith

    Hammersmith, London, England

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.
  • T.E.

    Lawrence, T. E.
    'Lawrence of Arabia.' Met Robert in Oxford in the early twenties. Made Robert his biographer and had him write "Lawrence and the Arabs." WG
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • Jane

    Lye, Jane
    Married to New Zealand artist/ film-maker Len Lye; son Bix Lye. Friends with R.G. and L.R. Visited Graves and Riding in Majorca (1930), where Jane provided secretarial assistance. eds (RPG 138).
  • Viscount Carlow

    Carlow, Viscount
    (1907-1944) friend of Graves, and one of the first T.E. Lawrence Trustees; founder of Corvinus Press, London; m. Peggy Dawson-Damer (née Cambie) 1937 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.
  • 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.
  • Michael Ross

    Ross, Michael
    m. to Axelle Ross eds.
  • Mitzi

    Mitzi
    Norman Cameron's Austrian servant-girl KG
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Life of the Dead, The
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Arthur Barker Ltd
    • Idno: A18
    • Date: 1933