Jan 3 Tuesday

Hedgehog gone. for good.
Time came with a daring review1 of L's Collected Poems by Tom & Schuyler Jackson
Laura says Dorothy's sculpture is a success at last.
Beryl's hedgehog when it wakes up from its interrupted hibernation will say: 'I had the craziest dream – something about bread and milk and a typewriter and a grandfather clock.'

Editorial Notes

Hands Referenced

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
  • Dorothy

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

    Matthews, T.S.(Tom)
    American journalist. Took sabbatical from TIME and arrived in Deyá in 1930. Involved from then on with L.R. and R.G. WG
  • Schuyler Jackson

    Jackson, Schuyler
    American poet who became Laura Riding's second husband. Graves and Riding stayed with Jackson, his wife Katharine ("Kit"), and his family on their farm in Pennsylvania in 1939. It was here that the partnership between R.G. and L.R. came to an end. eds


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Time [Magazine]
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Title: Nine and Two [review of LR's Collected Poems 1938]
    • Title: Time [Magazine]
    • Author: Jackson, Shuyler & T.S. Matthews
    • PubPlace: New York
    • BiblScope: 41-42
    • Idno: H75
    • Date: 1938-12-26
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A35
    • Date: 1938