Carol Ann Duffy

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The author's own selection of the best poems from her four published selections Standing Female Nude (1985), Selling Manhattan (1987), The Other Country (1990) and Mean Time (1993). Carol Ann Duffy is one of Britain's most outstanding young poets.

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Overview

The author's own selection of the best poems from her four published selections Standing Female Nude (1985), Selling Manhattan (1987), The Other Country (1990) and Mean Time (1993). Carol Ann Duffy is one of Britain's most outstanding young poets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780141025124
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

From Standing Female Nude (1985)
Girl Talking 3
Comprehensive 5
Head of English 8
Lizzie, Six 10
Education for Leisure 11
I Remember Me 12
Whoever She Was 13
Dear Norman 15
Talent 17
$ 18
Liverpool Echo 19
Standing Female Nude 20
Oppenheim's Cup and Saucer 22
Shooting Stars 23
The Dolphins 25
A Healthy Meal 27
And Then What 28
From Selling Manhattan (1987)
Dies Natalis 31
The Dummy 36
Model Village 37
Recognition 40
And How Are We Today? 42
Psychopath 43
Selling Manhattan 47
Stealing 49
The Virgin Punishing the Infant 51
Big Sue and Now, Voyager 52
Foreign 54
Correspondents 55
Telegrams 57
Lovesick 59
Warming Her Pearls 60
Miles Away 62
From The Other Country (1990)
Originally 65
In Mrs Tilscher's Class 67
Weasel Words 69
Poet for Our Times 70
Making Money 72
Descendants 74
Liar 76
Boy 78
Eley's Bullet 79
Dream of a Lost Friend 82
Who Loves You 84
Girlfriends 85
Words, Wide Night 86
River 87
The Way My Mother Speaks 88
In Your Mind 89
From Mean Time (1993)
The Captain of the 1964 Top of the Form Team 93
Litany 95
Nostalgia 97
Stafford Afternoons 99
Brothers 101
The Good Teachers 102
Like Earning a Living 104
Caul 105
Away and See 107
Small Female Skull 109
Moments of Grace 111
The Grammar of Light 113
Valentine 115
Close 117
Adultery 119
Fraud 121
The Biographer 123
Mean Time 126
Prayer 127
From The World's Wife (in progress)
Mrs Midas 131
Mrs Lazarus 135
from Mrs Tiresias 137
Mrs Aesop 141
Queen Kong 143
Mrs Darwin 147
Index of Titles and First Lines 148
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