Jubilate Agno

You probably know Christopher Smart‘s schizophrenic Jubilate Agno from its most famous segment, “To His Cat Jeoffry.”  I recently came across the whole thing online.  (“Jeoffry” is part of Fragment B4.)

Pretty amazing stuff, head over heels more honest than Gertrude Stein.  But what to do with it?  This is why I bring it to the Society’s attention.  It seems that we ought to be able to respond to this in some way.

Discuss.

3 Thoughts on “Jubilate Agno

  1. For your convenience, I’ve converted the entire website to a PDF file over at the Lacuna site.

  2. Oh my word.

  3. I once arranged a sequence of words which killed a banker.

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