Jubilate Agno

Jubilate Agno (Latin, "Rejoice in the Lamb") is a religious poem by Christopher Smart, and was written between 1759 and 1763, during Smart's confinement for insanity in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethnal Green, London. The poem was first published in 1939, under the title Rejoice in the Lamb: A Song from Bedlam, edited by W. F. Stead from Smart's manuscript, which Stead had discovered in a private library.

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Christopher Smart's Asylum Confinement
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Christopher Smart - Literary Themes and Styles - Freemasonry
... Smart's involvement with Masonry can be traced through his poems, including Jubilate Agno and A Song to David, with his constant references to Masonic ... In Jubilate Agno, Smart declares "I am the Lord's builder and free and accepted MASON in CHRIST JESUS" (B 109) ... Temple and incorporates many of the Masonic images that he uses in Jubilate Agno ...
Jubilate Agno - Performances
... On 27 December 2007 The London arts radio station Resonance FM broadcast the whole of Jubilate Agno ... It was performed by Frank Key and Germander Speedwell ...
Christopher Smart - Literary Themes and Styles - Language
... The language and commentary on language is of particular emphasis in Jubilate Agno ... his constant emphasis on the force of poetry, Jubilate Agno takes on the qualities of the Ars Poetica tradition ... In Jubilate Agno, he describes his writing as creating "impressions" ...
Christopher Smart's Asylum Confinement - Asylum
... for public prayer continued until an incident that Smart later described in Jubilate Agno "For I blessed God in St James's Park till I routed all the company.. ... the watchman smites me with his staff" (Jubilate Agno B 90–91) ... James's Park till I routed all the company" (Jubilate Agno B 90–91) as representing his religious madness is equally dismissed as resulting from drinking, as he was known for pulling pranks and the ...