The world's wife is carol ann duffy's first themed collection of poems (published in 1999) the collection takes characters, stories, histories and myths which. A new stage version of the acclaimed poems that imagine the wives' perspective of famous men through the ages from mrs faust and frau freud to queen. A suspicion, a doubt, a jealousy grew in my mind, which turned the hairs on my head to filthy snakes as though my thoughts hissed and spat on.
Carol ann duffy is a master at drawing on myth and history, then subverting them in a vivid and surprising way to create poems that have the pull of the past and. Carol ann duffy's feminist revisionist mythology published in 1999, the world's wife is carol anne duffy's first themed collection of poetry. This unique collection of poems from the poet laureate, filled with her characteristic wit, is a feminist classic and a modern take on age-old mythology.
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Carol ann duffy's poems often focus on the female perspective in 'the world's wife' duffy has achieved this by letting females. This article looks at lyric and dramatic modes of poetic expression in carol ann duffy's collection the world's wife the book is of particular. Get rid of time and everything's dancing patrick mcguinness the world's wife by carol ann duffy picador, 76 pp, £699, september 2000,. Buy the world's wife reprints by carol ann duffy (isbn: 9780330372220) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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