Jan 30 Sunday.

Work on[RG] Trojan Ending work after walk to Hampstead. heavy neutered cats, pavement-coloured dogs, towering-flats, bright sunlight, Jewish synagogue goers.
In afternoon cleared and retidied[RG] replaced boxes in the glory hole, taking out things for Laura.
Copied out Dorothy Simmonds' thing about sculpture (difficult handwriting for Karl to type)
Read some of Laura's book1.

Editorial Notes

1her Letter Book? eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Hampstead


People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Simmons, Dorothy
    Sculptor associated with the Graves-Riding inner circle (1938-39). Married to Montague Simmons. eds


    • Title: Letter Book [became The World and Ourselves]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • Title: Trojan Ending [dramatised version based on Laura Riding's book; later called Greeks and Trojans]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1938-01