Oct 22 Sat

David answered very nicely both to me & Laura. He wants to join the C.U.1 Aviation squadron.
Finished the membrillo 2.
A large part of yesterday & today went to a letter to the Times. L.Supp about L's review. (They said they would publish a correction of factual statement.) Eventually I destroyed it & Laura wrote herself shortly & firmly cancelling the subscription, after 10 years.[RG]
Dictionary (Laura on Ghost , Aristotle 3, David (R's) Furniture , Rimbaud .) Went to Montauban trying to get someone to replace Yvonne, forbidden to work. No luck.
Started a poem about Habit .
Fall of Canton4.

Editorial Notes

1Cambridge University KG
2quince jelly eds.
4China eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black
    • Annotation: ink correction of letter enclosure
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Montauban

    Montauban-de-la-Bretagne, Brittany, France

People Mentioned

  • David

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., eds.
  • Laura

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.
  • Yvonne

    de Gault, Yvonne
    maidservant to RG and LR at La Chevrie, France eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Lives of Wives [prose]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A39
    • Date: 1939
    • Title: Times Literary Supplement
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Times London
    • Date: 1902-1968
    • Title: Furniture: An Explanatory History
    • Author: Reeves, David
    • Editor: [Riding, Laura]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Faber
    • Date: 1947
    • Title: Translation [prose: unpublished?]
    • Author: Graves, Robert, Riding Laura
    • Date: 1936-02
    • Title: Habit Sleep [poem] [Not traced. Apparently not published. DW]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-10-22