Collected Poems by Carol Ann Duffy PDF

By Carol Ann Duffy

ISBN-10: 1447231430

ISBN-13: 9781447231431

Carol Ann Duffy has been a daring and unique voice in British poetry because the e-book of Standing girl Nude in 1985. seeing that then she has received each significant poetry prize within the uk and bought over a million copies of her books world wide. She was once appointed Poet Laureate in 2009.

Her first Collected Poems contains all the poems from her 9 acclaimed volumes of grownup poetry - from Standing girl Nude to Ritual Lighting (2014) - in addition to her much-loved Christmas poems, which have fun elements of Christmas: from the charity of King Wenceslas to the recognized truce among the Allies and the Germans within the trenches in 1914.

Endlessly diverse, splendidly creative, and emotionally robust, the poems during this publication show off Duffy's complete poetic variety: there are poems written in party and in protest; public poems and deeply own ones; poems which are humorous, horny, heartbroken, clever. Taken jointly they verify her trust that 'poetry is the tune of being human'.

Collected Poems is either the suitable single-volume creation for brand new readers and an excellent chance for previous associates to rejoice thirty years' paintings by way of one of many country's maximum literary skills. It confirms no doubt that 'Carol Ann Duffy is the main humane and obtainable poet of our time' (Rose Tremain, Guardian).

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