June 1 Tuesday

Writing about my poems.
Trouble with Karl 's passport. Tried unsuccessfully to get interview with German Consul about it.
Day clouded by news of reprisals by Germany & Italy in Spain.
Laura two days of letters & going over first part of Ch. [Chapter] 6 of Ghost.
Govt [Government] Guarradaramma offensive begins.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Guadarrama

    Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range), Castilla y Leon (Old Castile), Spain
    a mountain range rising from the "Meseta" (central plateau), north of Madrid.

People Mentioned

  • 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.
  • Laura

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


    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22