Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by Carol Ann Duffy

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140587357
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/27/2004
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.16(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

From Standing Female Nude (1985)
Girl Talking3
Comprehensive5
Head of English8
Lizzie, Six10
Education for Leisure11
I Remember Me12
Whoever She Was13
Dear Norman15
Talent17
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Liverpool Echo19
Standing Female Nude20
Oppenheim's Cup and Saucer22
Shooting Stars23
The Dolphins25
A Healthy Meal27
And Then What28
From Selling Manhattan (1987)
Dies Natalis31
The Dummy36
Model Village37
Recognition40
And How Are We Today?42
Psychopath43
Selling Manhattan47
Stealing49
The Virgin Punishing the Infant51
Big Sue and Now, Voyager52
Foreign54
Correspondents55
Telegrams57
Lovesick59
Warming Her Pearls60
Miles Away62
From The Other Country (1990)
Originally65
In Mrs Tilscher's Class67
Weasel Words69
Poet for Our Times70
Making Money72
Descendants74
Liar76
Boy78
Eley's Bullet79
Dream of a Lost Friend82
Who Loves You84
Girlfriends85
Words, Wide Night86
River87
The Way My Mother Speaks88
In Your Mind89
From Mean Time (1993)
The Captain of the 1964 Top of the Form Team93
Litany95
Nostalgia97
Stafford Afternoons99
Brothers101
The Good Teachers102
Like Earning a Living104
Caul105
Away and See107
Small Female Skull109
Moments of Grace111
The Grammar of Light113
Valentine115
Close117
Adultery119
Fraud121
The Biographer123
Mean Time126
Prayer127
From The World's Wife (in progress)
Mrs Midas131
Mrs Lazarus135
from Mrs Tiresias137
Mrs Aesop141
Queen Kong143
Mrs Darwin147
Index of Titles and First Lines148

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