Sept 3 Thursday

10 o clock – 12 visit from Michael Roberts: prospects of a book by him about Science & English (vocabulary) talk about Grigson, Yeats, Bronowski etc.
Troy in afternoon.
Rang up Cape for Arnie's address (Utah or somewhere) & told him my feelings.
Supper with Norman.
Caviar [sic: Caviare] & bread & butter, Moselle nectarines in his British Grove1 studio: details of Elfriede's death.
First rain since we have been here.

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Utah

    United States of America
  • Hammersmith

    Hammersmith, London, England

People Mentioned

  • Michael Roberts

    Roberts, Michael
    Editor; real name William Edward KG; L.R. & R.G. submitted poems for an anthology he was preparing, published by ? Faber & Faber. WG
  • Geoffrey Grigson

    Grigson, Geoffrey
    Poet and literary critic C.P. & K.G. Founder and editor of New Verse, a poetry journal (1933-39). eds.
  • Yeats

    Yeats, William Butler
    (1865-1939) Major Irish poet. eds. Was on the island of Majorca December 1935. WG
  • Jacob Bronowski (Bruno)

    Bronowski, Jacob
    (1908-1974) Scientist and one time member of Laura Riding circle. WG
  • Arnie

    Lawrence, A.W. (Arnie)
    T.E. Lawrence's brother and executor. WG
  • 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.
  • Elfriede

    Cameron, Elfriede
    Norman Cameron's first wife; a German woman: whom he first encountered in Deyá K.G.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Jonathan Cape Ltd.

    Jonathan Cape
    London publisher of Lawrence and the Arabs, Good-Bye to All That, No Decency Left, etc. eds.


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937