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ISBN: 0226673383 / ISBN-13: 9780226673387

Doubles

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"Doubles" is at once tough-minded and urbane, veering from lyricism to street slang, oscillating with the beat of the American city. As his title ... Show synopsis

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  • Doubles (University of Chicago Press) – Trade paperback (1995)
    by Robert Polito

    Doubles

    Trade paperback, University of Chicago Press
    1995
    English
    New ed.
    56 pages

    ISBN: 0226673383
    ISBN-13: 9780226673387

    "Doubles" is at once tough-minded and urbane, veering from lyricism to street slang, oscillating with the beat of the American city. As his title suggests, Polito's world is one of doubling, simulation, impersonation, and mimicry--a shrewd vision of urban life.Following are a few lines from his poem "Those Fireflies, for Instance" (which originally appeared in "Ploughshares" 5/2): ...Night lurches, repeats itself, Sees double in our little Glassed-in terrace garden. Winds down, as fog calms the city Spun from the blue smoke ... Show more

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