March 16 Thursday

Joän & Dolores went to mi-Carème 1 at Dinant and he bought paints there.[RG]
Dictionary 20 pp [pages].
Long talk about relations of L. A. B. & me.
Went to village on foot to give notice to Pinson.
Germans seized Slovakia2
Talked most of night with Laura and AT LAST got the thing right about joulting & swingering.3

Editorial Notes

1mid-Lent eds.
2Czechoslovakia eds.
3? Could this be related to the " Hostage " poem, and LR's response? See enclosure March 1st. eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Dinant

    Dinant, Namur, Belgium

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Joän

    Junyer, Joän
    Nephew of Sebastian Junyer. Also a good painter. W.G.; Deaf-mute Catalan painter, ex-pupil of Picasso's, who lived in his uncle's house in Lluch Alcari [Llucalcari]. K.G.; introduced Ward and Dorothy Hutchinson to RG & LR in 1935 eds.
  • Dolores

    Junyer, Delores
    m. to Joän Junyer eds
  • M. Pinson

    Pinson, Monsieur
    lawyer in Montauban, France who handled the rental agreement for La Chevrie eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Hostage [poem; published as Dawn Bombardment]
    • Title: Poems 1938-1945 [1945]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A58
    • Date: 1939-01-10
    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935