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eBook The Salmon Carol Ann Duffy: Selected Poems (Salmonpoetry) download ISBN: 1897648723
Author: Carol Ann Duffy
Publisher: Salmon Publishing Ltd (September 1996)
Language: English
Pages: 136
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry

Carol Ann Duffy (Author). Selected Poetry from Salmonpoetry.

Carol Ann Duffy (Author). Series: Salmonpoetry.

Carol Ann Duffy was born in the Gorbals (Glasgow) on 23 December 1955, the first child of May (née Black) and Frank Duffy; May was Irish and Frank had Irish grandparents. They subsequently had four sons, and moved when Carol Ann was six to Stafford, where her father worked for English Electric and managed Stafford Rangers Football Club in his spare time.

Some years ago, Carol Ann Duffy collected som poems of ageing from other pioets. Unfortunately I do not know the title of this anthology. Best Poem of Carol Ann Duffy. Not a red rose or a satin heart. It cotains poema from among others Roger McGough, Nina Cassion and many more.

Books by Carol Ann Duffy.

Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL is a Scottish poet and playwright. She is Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009. She is the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly LGBT person to hold the position. Her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), winner of a Scottish Arts Council Award; Selling Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL is a Scottish poet and playwright. Books by Carol Ann Duffy.

Dame Carol Ann Duffy DBE FRSL HonFBA HonFRSE (born 23 December 1955) is a British poet and playwright. She is a professor of contemporary poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009, resigning in 2019. She was the first woman, the first Scottish-born poet, and the first LGBT poet to hold the position.

The poem begins with the speaker describing the reader’s surroundings to them.

Foreign’ by Carol Ann Duffy casts the reader as an alienated foreigner in the city they’ve live in for twenty years. The poem begins with the speaker describing the reader’s surroundings to them. It is written in second person, meaning that you will be the main character. It is clear from the beginning that the character the speaker has created does not feel at home in this place. As the poem continues, this person’s world is developed further and fear is added into their life.

The collection of poems by Carol Ann Duffy entitled ‘The World’s Wife’, was first published in 1999 and presents stories, myths, fairy tales and characters in Western culture from the point of view of women. Much of literature through the ages and even today is patriarchal, presenting the world from a male perspective. These poems were intended by Carol Ann Duffy to rectify that, to highlight the fact that women have long been ignored or silenced. The poems in the collection are witty, satirical, playful and complex

Carol Ann Duffy is an award-winning Scottish poet who, according to Danette DiMarco in Mosaic, is the poet of post-post war England: Thatcher’s England. Duffy is best known for writing love poems that often take the form of monologues.

Carol Ann Duffy is an award-winning Scottish poet who, according to Danette DiMarco in Mosaic, is the poet of post-post war England: Thatcher’s England.

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Carol Ann Duffy was born to Frank Duffy and May Black in Glasgow as the eldest child of the family, and has four brothers. She moved to Staffordshire at the age of four

Carol Ann Duffy was born to Frank Duffy and May Black in Glasgow as the eldest child of the family, and has four brothers. She moved to Staffordshire at the age of four. Her father worked as a fitter for English Electric, stood as a parliamentary candidate for the Labour party and managed Stafford football club in his spare time. I write quite a lot of sonnets and I think of them almost as prayers: short and memorable, something you can recite.

Selected Poetry from Salmonpoetry