In the post, a very nice letter from
Once again I thank you for bringing this reading/recording to my attention. It is simply extraordinary. It is excellent, it is historical. And if I may, I think it is remarkable the having a female voice in the response, this makes the listening easier, never monotonous (never wearisome!). The voices compliment and complement each other. Smart is my affinity, my kin. He is encyclopaedic. I sense so deeply his sense of isolation, I am so deeply moved by his sense of isolation and frustration. At the
The letter has also been posted on Mr St Thomasinoâ€™s e-ratio postmodern poetry blog, where you will find a link to his own Elegy For Christopher Smart amid much else.