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Author QuotedDavid Jones
Title QuotedAnathemata
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/09/24
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1952I
QuotationThe David Jones Agenda is a real event and revelation. As I told you, I did not know him at all. This has me felled. It is just what I have looked for so long: better than Bunting. With Jones, Bunting and Zukofsky we have the real poets and I wonder where they have been hidden. Of course it is no problem to keep a poet hidden from me as I don't see most of the mags. (a subscription to Poetry was given but the Boss would never let it through). Anyway, I am happy with the discovery and want to go into it much more. Also"ā€¯could I ask you for this? Can you dig up for me the paperback of Finnegans Wake and I'll swap you a drawing for it. I need it bad with Jones here. I'm trying to get In Parenthesis [by David Jones] etc. to do a chronicle for Continuum on him.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 234
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