Feb 13 Monday

Started a joint letter with Laura to Sunday Times about MacCarthy, Spender, Auden1.
To bed early, Laura not being well.

Editorial Notes

1 "Our 'Modern' Poetry". See enclosure, Feb. 19th. eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Macarthy, Desmond
    Chief book reviewer for the Sunday Times and a member of the Bloomsbury Group eds.
  • Stephen Spender

    Spender, Stephen
    British poet (1909-1995). Political activist with left-wing sympathies. eds.
  • Auden

    Auden, W.H.
    British poet (1907-1973). R.G. disliked. eds


    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935
    • Title: Sunday Times [Sunday newspaper]
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Hutchinson; Times Newspapers
    • Title: Our "Modern" Poetry [Letter by RG and LR about MacCarthy, Spender, & Auden]
    • Title: Sunday Times
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • BiblScope: 16
    • Idno: C294.5
    • Date: 1939-02-19