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Carol Ann Duffy's third collection takes us to the other country' - the places that we visit in fantasy, memory and imagination. What is admirable about Duffy', commented Robert Nye in The Times', is that she celebrates such places without sentimentalizing them, and wrings the last drop of meaning from each visit.'

Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow in 1955. Her awards include first prize in the 1983 National Poetry Competition; three Scottish Arts Council Book Awards; Eric ...

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Overview

Carol Ann Duffy's third collection takes us to the other country' - the places that we visit in fantasy, memory and imagination. What is admirable about Duffy', commented Robert Nye in The Times', is that she celebrates such places without sentimentalizing them, and wrings the last drop of meaning from each visit.'

Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow in 1955. Her awards include first prize in the 1983 National Poetry Competition; three Scottish Arts Council Book Awards; Eric Gregory, Somerset Maugham and Dylan Thomas Awards in Britain and a 1995 Lannan Literary Award in the USA. In 1993 she received the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award for her acclaimed fourth collection Mean Time'. On May 1, 2009 she was named the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780856462894
  • Publisher: Anvil Press Poetry, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Pages: 56
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1955. She has won all major UK poetry prizes as well as a Lannan Literary Award in the USA.

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Table of Contents

Originally 7
In Mrs Tilscher's Class 8
Sit at peace 9
Hometown 10
Translating the English, 1989 11
Mrs Skinner, North Street 12
Too Bad 13
Weasel Words 14
Poet for Our Times 15
Job Creation 16
Making Money 17
Talent Contest 19
Ape 20
The Legend 21
Descendants 22
We Remember Your Childhood Well 24
The Act of Imagination 25
Somewhere Someone's Eyes 27
Liar 28
Boy 29
Eley's Bullet 30
Following Francis 32
Survivor 33
An Afternoon with Rhiannon 34
Losers 35
M-M-Memory 36
Pere Lachaise 37
Funeral 38
Dream of a Lost Friend 39
Like This 40
Who Loves You 41
Two Small Poems of Desire 42
Girlfriends 43
A Shilling for the Sea 44
Hard to Say 45
The Kissing Gate 46
Words, Wide Night 47
The Darling Letters 48
Away from Home 49
November 51
The Literature Act 52
River 53
The Way My Mother Speaks 54
In Your Mind 55
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