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By (author) Carol Ann Duffy

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  • Publisher: ANVIL PRESS POETRY
  • Format: Paperback | 56 pages
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 215mm x 6mm | 86g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0856463035
  • ISBN 13: 9780856463037
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Sales rank: 137,830

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The author is the winner of the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award 1993. In her fourth collection, Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and language amid the complexities of life. These are powerful poems of loss, betrayal and desire.

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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'. The anthologies she has edited include 'Anvil New Poets 2' and two for teenagers, 'I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine' and 'Stopping for Death'. Her 'Selected Poems' is published by Penguin; her most recent collections 'The World's Wife' and 'Feminine Gospels' are published by Picador.