Thursday, September 27, 2007

Archive Series: Locus #11

Here's another of these works in progress. I wonder if I'll ever do this.

Title: Notes toward an annotation

of Guy Davenport's poem "The Resurrection at Cookham Churchyard"

references:

Cookham Churchyard--reference to a painting by Stanley Spencer: Christ Preaching at Cookham Regatta"
Sir Jonas Moore Surveryor General of Ordnance 1669-1682
Sarah Tubb
Petronella Elphinstone--Scottish Peer?
Sir Edward Coke--important source for later Pound
Michael Ventris--deciphered Linear B
Edward Lear
Theda Pigbone
Karl Marx
Richard Porson--English Classical scholar 1759-1808
drummers of Tobruk
buglers at... Dunkirk
Leander Homer
the Regimental Band
John Ruskin
Jerusalem (east) Sienna (west) Sparta (south) Oxford (north)
Thomas Peacock
Stanley Spencer
Henry Purcell
Edward Horn
Thomas and Henry Vaughan
Edith Sitwell
Henry Fillmore
Stan Laurel
Sir Arnold Edwar Trevor Box (Bax?)
Sire Thomas Urquhart
Proteus Steinmetz
Christina Rossetti
Wittgenstein
Kierkegaard
Pumpelly the traveller
Hugh Miller
Brahms
Ocatave Maus
Black Roger Casement
Alan Turing
Admiral Sir Frederiick jane
Christopher Smart
John Martin
Boole and Babbage and Bishop Hall
Mrs. Hellis
Charles Doughty
Hooke the witch
Henri and Theodore Roussequ
Camille Bombods
Jacques Teyssot
Baron Ensor of Osterd
John Clare
Sillima
Hautrives
St. Apollinare
Burdare-Asiss-Sofia
Hadschra Maktuba
Bethel and Highgate
Tobit
Cana's sudden wine
Diktynna
Ruth at Boaz' feet
Senlis
Serpine
Hosios Loukas
Tertrahedons Arachne spun
Tassilia cow, Basundi thighs
Solutrian myrtle leaf
Zophar and Bildad
Entuthon Benython
berly Golgonooza
Atoma mundi
Herakleitos
Zacharias
gum of terebinth
Gabriel's shofar
"Hosanna! Adoremsu O/ The silver C sharp trumpets blow"

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