The Complete Calderonia

Calderonia – A Writer Goes to War
30 July 1914
1 August 1914
2 August 1914
3 August 1914
4 August 1914
5 August 1914
Training and War Games
A biographer writes…
A biographer dreads…
A biographer worries…
14 August 1914
Writer’s self-block?
Determined
…and impatient!
23 August 1914
25 August 1914
‘The Godfather in War’
Confusion, or subtlety?
Interpreter preparation
Kittie
30 August 1914
Kittie again
The Peter Pan Factor
A correction?
4 September 1914
6 September 1914
7 September 1914
A friend is wounded
9 September 1914
Things
A biographer bifurcates
‘Who is George Calderon?’
15 September 1914
16 September 1914
17 September 1914
A possible penny drops
Kittie’s Feelings
20 September 1914
The thickness of events…
22 September 1914
Status
25 September 1914
26 September 1914
A lacuna
‘Connected with the Hamiltons’
29 September 1914
The military situation
1 October 1914
Language issues again
3 October 1914
4 October 1914
5 October 1914
The ‘off’
Darkness
8 October 1914
9 October 1914
10 October 1914
Pause and enigma
12 October 1914
Blood is spilt
They enter Ypres
15 October 1914
Nuns fall for the Calderonian charm
‘Rich gift of anger’ is roused
Under distinguished protection
The TLS link
20 October 1914: Hell breaks loose
21 October 1914
Kittie
23 October 1914
Another ‘Russian connection’
25 October 1914
26 October 1914
‘Stellenbosched’
28 October 1914
29 October 1914: ‘toothache in the ankle’
30 October 1914
Complex, yes
1 November 1914
Nurse Katharine
‘Mrs Alice’s eye-refreshing flowers’
5 November 1914
The ‘Godfather in War’ visits
Remembrance
‘He downright cried’
Kittie’s therapy
14 November 1914
Zillebeke Churchyard Cemetery
Nuts and bolts
‘Alle Strassen münden in schwarze Verwesung’
Visitors and ‘visitors’
Polymaths, or Dilettantes?
22 November 1914
Home
The sexiest couple in Europe
Reactions
29 November 1914
Birthday
The military situation (1)
The military situation (2)
Chronotopia cured, or ‘a biographer…writes’
Words (Edwardian) again
A different mystery, then
‘We are not bamboozled’
Total war comes closer
17 December 1914
The next week
Another big ‘Cauldron’
A biographer’s long breath
23-31 December 1914: Christmas at Foxwold
1 January 1915
(Commentary)
Phantom Flies in Amber
The Medical
9 January 1915: Commission
A review
The military situation
15 January 1915: The move to barracks
Kittie’s ‘apology’
17 (?) January 1915
Fort Brockhurst
An Appeal
The training of Lieut. Calderon
Apple apple apple apple apple
They have wonderful editors
Lacunae: the ‘benefits’
The Western Front
The ‘second’ front
Two anniversaries
1 February 1915
They all fall down
A biographer sighs
The Scott syndrome
The dear departed
Mews, hues, and wonkers
The Edwardian turn of language
Profs Phelps and Senelick get it right
15 February 1915
16 February 1915: The die is tossed…
19 February 1915: The die is caught…
George convalescent
Writers’ illnesses
‘Black Pot’ and black holes
The return to Tahiti
‘Le Bain de Loti’
Back to Brockhurst
The biographer perspires
A biographer in-spires
Who was George Calderon (again)?
8 March 1915
9 March 1915
10 March 1915
The Battle of Neuve Chapelle
‘Calderonia’: an update
Tahiti: an imagined world?
15 March 1915: The strain tells
18 March 1915
Life with the 9th Ox and Bucks
Tahiti: The book’s reception (1921)
22 March 1915
A terrific find
Gallipoli: the beginning of the end
Time and the biographer
Weekend work: ‘The Lamp’
‘Bifurcation’ and ‘chronotopia’ again
‘Phantom flies in amber’ (Concluded)
What is ‘The Lamp’ about? (1)
Easter 1915
Biography and the limits of non-fiction
Two separate biographies
The Arakan ‘mystery’
10 April 1915: A professional soldier
What is ‘The Lamp’ about? (2)
‘The Maharani’: A postscript
15 April 1915
17 April 1915
‘The Lamp’ (Concluded)
20 April 1915
21 April 1915
The note darkens
St George’s Day 1915
24 April 1915
25 April 1915: The bloodbath begins
26 April 1915
George Calderon’s ‘magnum opus’
28 April 1915: The First Battle of Krithia
The biographer discombobulated
Kittie’s story
The Turkish counter-attack
Another eminent Calderon
3 May 1915
4 May 1915
Ruth Scurr’s exhilarating experiment
6-8 May 1915: The Second Battle of Krithia
7 May 1915: Farewell to friends
8 May 1915
Hypothesis, or conspiracy theory?
Transfiguration and parting
11 May 1915
12 May 1915
13 May 1915
The bifurcator biffed
De-appling
16 May 1915
Gallipoli: The Situation
18 May 1915
19 May 1915
‘An obscure mixture of feelings’
The ‘strange aftermath’ at Anzac
22 May 1915
23 May 1915
‘Hunter-Bunter’s’ plan
25 May 1915
26 May 1915
‘New Western Polovtsians’
28 May 1915
‘Nothing happened’
30 May 1915
31 May 1915
1 June 1915
Commemoration
‘We’re the Jims’
4 June 1915: The Third Battle of Krithia
4/5 June 1915
6/7 June 1915
George Calderon: a tribute
Kittie
10 June 1915
11 June 1915
Letter from a concerned friend
Action
14 June 1915
16 June 1915
Fast developments
The biographer blurts
Life at Hoe Benham
20 June 1915
‘Things fall apart’
Commemoration (to be continued 1)
Commemoration (to be continued 2)
‘Tributes’
…then three come along at once
Another Calderon signs up
Gallipoli: planning a disaster
Commemoration (to be concluded)
Commemoration (concluded)
Letter from Alexandria
The last blurt
A friend’s published tribute
8 July 1915
9 July 1915
10 July 1915
12 July 1915
13 July 1915: A witness is found
14 July 1915: Very great concern
15 July 1915
The Press tries to help
Katy’s hat trick
Dialogue at a dinner
De-appled
Flashback — and tourbillions in Time (again)
21 July 1915
22 July 1915
23 July 1915
REVIEW. Lorna C. Beckett, The Second I Saw You: The True Love Story of Rupert Brooke and Phyllis Gardner (British Library, 2015), 208 pp.
25 July 1915
26 July 1915
The War
28 July 1915
29 July 1915
30 July 1915: ‘Ends’

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