Sep 3 Friday.

Worked again on the note to my poems, and on the poems themselves.
In afternoon 5 pp [pages] of Belisarius ch [chapter] VII and walked back from Cranleigh after a bus ride there.
Laura working on difficult material in the Letter Book: recommendation for good things1.
Harry away for the day & night in London.
Laura went[RG] talked[RG] with me over The Smuggler so far.
* Govt [Government] capture Belchite: claimed as their most important victory since Guardalajara. My dream?
Short sent us a safe address for uncensored letters.

Editorial Notes

1 "A Canon of Good Things" Part V, (2) of The World and Ourselves eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Cranleigh

    Cranleigh, Surrey, England
    town closest to Ewhurst KG
  • London

  • Belchite

    Belchite, Aragon, Spain
  • Guadalajara

    Guadalajara, New Castile, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Short

    Shipping agent and operator of a lending library in Palma. K.G.


    • Title: Smuggler Scenario [projected screenplay for a Korda film RPG]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-08-26
    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938