The Ha-Ha: Poems

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr

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Embracing wit, wide-ranging scholarship, and an equal love of travel as well as the pleasures of home, this latest offering from Kirby depicts comedy as a radical from of intelligence."

Author Biography

David Kirby is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

The Ha-Ha, Part I: The Tao of Bo Diddleyp. 1
The Fugawip. 7
The Werewolfp. 10
Someone Naked and Adorablep. 13
Americans in Italyp. 15
Lame as a Robinp. 18
Letters to Julietp. 20
A Man Like You but Olderp. 22
The Little Sisters of the Sacred Heartp. 24
Looking for Percy Sledgep. 27
Public Idiotp. 29
Calling Robert Blyp. 32
On My Mother's Blindnessp. 35
France/Francine's Begoniasp. 37
The Search for Baby Comboverp. 41
The Elephant of the Seap. 46
Borges at the Northside Rotaryp. 48
The Ha-Ha, Part II: I Cry My Heart, Antoniop. 53
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