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Her Book : Poems, 1988-1998

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Poems 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 14mm | 158.76g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 0571229808
  • 9780571229802
  • 448,700

About Jo Shapcott

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).show more

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"'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"show more

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