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The Map and the Clock

Carol Ann Duffy

An anthology of essential poems, taken from across the centuries, edited by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales.

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9780571277087
Date Published
04.10.2016
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Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, this new anthology gathers from centuries of essential poems. The editors have drawn on the rich languages of these islands, starting with the very first poets whose names we know – Taliesin and Aneirin, who composed in Welsh and Old Brythoneg in what is now Scotland – ‘to begin at the beginning’, to explore the poetry of Ireland and the British Isles in order to tell our story across the ages in this beautiful, vital treasury.

Carol AnnDuffy

Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow and grew up in Stafford. She won the 1993 Whitbread Award for Poetry and the Forward Prize for Best Collection for Mean Time. The World’s Wife received the E. M. Forster Award in America, while Rapture won the T. S. Eliot Prize 2005. She is currently Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan…

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