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Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy (C) Sue Adler

Carol Ann Duffy is the author or editor of several volumes of poetry, including The World's Wife, Rapture, and also books for children. She has received, among other honors, the Forward Prize, the Whitbread Poetry Award, the Lannan Award, and the E. M. Forster Prize for her work. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Duffy lives in Manchester, England, and is currently Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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    Carol Ann Duffy recites Premonitions, a poem from her new collection The Bees

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Rapture

Carol Ann Duffy

Winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize, “essential reading for the broken-hearted of all ages” (The Guardian)The effortless virtuosity, drama, and...

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Feminine Gospels

Carol Ann Duffy

A new collection of poems ranging over the experience of women—historical and imagined, real-life and larger than life—from the award-winning author of The World’s Wife.From...

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The World's Wife

Carol Ann Duffy

Be terrified. It's you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; but I know you'll go, betray me, strayfrom home.So...

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I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine

Carol Ann Duffy, Editor; Illustrated By Trisha Rafferty

With readable, richly varied contributions from women poets both famous and unknown, both young and old, both English-speaking and in-translation, I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine: Poems...

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