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Published 1 October 1974 in Volume 6 No. 4.
Cite as: Brissenden, R. F.. ‘A.D. Hope’s ‘The Double Looking Glass’ : A Reading.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 6, no. 4, 1974. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.1bbadc098b.
At one point in his 1991 collection Orpheus, A.D. Hope wondered if poems might have an afterlife, lingering in the skull of some dead poetjust as a shell 'holds murmurs ofthe sea'. A more certain way for poetry to…