[Jandek] jandek and emily dickinson

Bryan Grabigel brg30 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 20 15:55:40 PDT 2004

 Full Disclosure:
I work at the Jones Library in Amherst, MA . We have an extensive collection of Dickinson's manuscripts. If I played Jandek for the curator she'd think I was insane. And no, I'm not going to look at the guestbook to see if we were visited by a Sterling Smith from Houston, TX  lol...
 --- X95841 at aol.com wrote:
> has anybody else ever mentioned a jandek/emily
> dickinson connection? It just 
> struck me while i was internet-talking to a friend,
> telling her how the music 
> of devendra banhart would make her die a dickinson
> type death, like your head 
> exploding and all, and i suddenly started
> brainstorming on connections between 
> dickinson and jandek. You've got the assumed
> reclusiveness, the jagged, 
> unpolished, idiosynchratic (i'm too lazy and rushed
> to do spell check here), 
> self-referential poetry, windows and vague ex- or
> unrequited loves. Even--if you 
> care to think of it this way-- Dickinson's poetry
> was formally "out of tune" like 
> jandek's guitar. I'm sorry if this seems rushed, but
> i'll probably be 
> thinking about it all night and come up with
> someting a little more cohesive by 
> tomorrow. I'm still interested to see initial
> responses. Gonna go see relatively 
> mainstream rock bands now. 
> --james--
> > _______________________________________________
> jandek mailing list
> jandek at mylist.net
> http://mylist.net/listinfo/jandek

Do you Yahoo!?
New and Improved Yahoo! Mail - 100MB free storage!

jandek mailing list
jandek at mylist.net

Be seeing you,
brg30 at yahoo.com

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." Aldous Huxley
Do You Yahoo!?
Tired of spam?  Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around 
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mylist.net/archives/jandek/attachments/20040620/caa393ab/attachment.htm

More information about the jandek mailing list