Oct 14 Friday

Dictionary and another two[RG] drafts of the poem – ' The Worm Gods ' and work on Greeks & Trojans (references).
Almost the last mushrooms.
A slight tiff with Beryl because I noticed the typewriter was dirty in her attic & brought it down to clean – but all right.
A brave letter from old Schwarz who thinks Brazil ,where Nickel is, too far.

Hands Referenced

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

People Mentioned

  • Beryl

    Pritchard, Beryl
    daughter of Harry and Amy Pritchard, R.G.'s second wife. Formerly married to Alan Hodge. Robert and Beryl had four children: William, Lucia, Juan and Tomas. eds
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Nickel

    Schwarz, Nickel
    Son of Georg Schwarz.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01
    • Title: Worm Gods, The [poem; published as The Worms of History (Check drafts in Buffalo for this title. DW)]
    • Title: Poems 1938-1945 [1945]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A58
    • Date: 1938-10-12