New Selected Poems, 1984-2004

New Selected Poems, 1984-2004

Carol Ann Duffy draws together key poems from her published work to date spanning almost twenty years of definitive writing - from 'Standing Female Nude' (1985) to 'Feminine Gospels' (2003)....

Title:New Selected Poems, 1984-2004
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780330433945
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    New Selected Poems, 1984-2004 Reviews

  • Warwick

    One of the first poems I remember seeing as part of the Poems on the Underground project was Carol Ann Duffy's ‘Prayer’, which I first read westbound somewhere on the Central Line in my early twen...

  • Helena

    Without any doubt this collection contains some of the worst poems ever written. "To Boil Bacon" is just as patheticly boring as it sounds and "£" which contains 8 real words is diabolically bad. If ...

  • Arcadia

    the genius of this woman is strong...

  • Zo Danielle

    New Selected Poems: 1984-2004 by Carol Ann Duffy is a compilation of the best of her poetry of twenty years of published works, Standing Female Nude (1985) to Feminine Gospels (2002). I had fallen in ...

  • Ryan

    An excellent collection of poems all across Duffy's many collections. The poetry is intriguing and thought-provoking by itself, as well as providing a really comprehensive view of Duffy's growth as a ...

  • Lauli

    This book is a compilation of poems from previous collections by poet-laureate Carol Ann Duffy, all of which contain deep wonderful reflections about what it means to be a woman, about women in the sh...

  • Janine Cousins

    A really diverse collection! I loved the poems written about characters we all know like Faust, Solome and Delilah.I do remember studying some of her poetry in school and university. However there was...

  • Trevor Mangan

    An abrasive yet insightful voice. I especially liked the poems from The World's Wife....

  • Gavin

    I’d thought of her as sort of obvious – all first-order, meaning near the surface, all on worthy themes like childhood perversity and elderly loss. But her best (“Auden’s Alphabet”, “Shoot...

  • Nicky

    It's no secret that I adore Carol Ann Duffy's poetry. Certainly her later poetry, anyway: some of the poems from earliest in her career, I didn't get on very well with. But overall, I love her: I love...