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- DescriptionBe terrified. It's you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; but I kw you'll go, betray me, strayfrom home.So better by far for me if you were stone.--from Medusa Stunningly original and haunting, the voices of Mrs. Midas, Queen Kong, and Frau Freud, to say thing of the Devil's Wife herself, startle us with their wit, imagination, and incisiveness in this collection of poems written from the perspectives of the wives, sisters, or girlfris of famous -- and infamous -- male personages. 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 the crack of the contemporary.
- Author BiographyCarol Ann Duffy has published four highly praised collections of poetry. Her last, Mean Time, won the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Prize. She lives in Manchester, England.
- Author(s)Carol Ann Duffy
- PublisherFarrar, Straus and Giroux
- Date of Publication09/04/2001
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFarrar, Straus and Giroux
- Weight113 g
- Width137 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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