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Winner of the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award 1993

In her fourth collection, Mean Time', 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.

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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Prize-winning fourth collection of poems by acclaimed British poet - over 50,000 sold since 1993 publication.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780856463037
Author:
Duffy, Carol Ann
Publisher:
Anvil Press Poetry
Author:
Duffy, Carol A.
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
8.400 x 00 in

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