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    DescriptionPoems 1988-1998 is a compendium from Jo Shapcott's award-winning books Electroplating the Baby, Phrase Book and My Life Asleep. It reveals her to be a writer of ingenious, politically acute and provocative imagination and justifies her reputation as one of the most original and daring voices of her generation.

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    Her Book Poems 1988-1998
    Poems, 1988-1998
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jo Shapcott
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 168 g
    ISBN 13: 9780571229802
    ISBN 10: 0571229808

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    DC22: 821.914
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Poetry
    Publication date
    05 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Jo Shapcott was born in London. She has won a number of literary prizes including the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Collection, the Forward Prize for Best Collection and the National Poetry Competition (twice). Her most recent collection is Tender Taxes, versions of Rilke's French poems (Faber, 2001). She is the co-editor, with Matthew Sweeney, of Emergency Kit: Poems for Strange Times (Faber, 1996).
    Review quote
    "'Shapcott is gifted and original, and it is in work such as hers that the future health of poetry needs to be sought.' Sean O'Brien, Sunday Times"