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Time's Tidings

Greeting the Twenty-first Century

Edited by Carol Ann Duffy

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Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (160 pages)
(Pub. Oct 1999)
9780856463136
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  • Time’s Tidings is a rich and varied collection of poems on the theme of time. Edited and introduced by the author of the award-winning Mean Time, it is published from Greenwich, the heart of Britain’s millennium celebrations. Carol Ann Duffy has chosen poems by fifty contemporary poets – 25 men and 25 women, from all parts of the UK and Ireland – representing a cross-section of the liveliest poetry now being written. In addition, each of these poets has chosen another poem from the heritage of poetry in English. Thus the anthology travels through time and place as it reflects the meaning of time in our lives.

    Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow in 1955. Her awards include first prize in the 1983 National Poetry Competition; three Scottish Arts Council Book Awards; Eric Gregory, Somerset Maugham and Dylan Thomas Awards in Britain and a 1995 Lannan Literary Award in the USA. In 1993 she received the Forward ... read more
    Awards won by Carol Ann Duffy Winner, 1993 Whitbread Prize (Poetry) (Mean Time) Winner, 1993 Forward Poetry Prize: Best Collection (Mean Time) Winner, 1993 Forward Poetry Prize (Mean Time) Winner, 1992 Whitbread Book Awards: Poetry Category (Mean Time) Short-listed, 1999 Forward Poetry Prize (The World's Wife) Short-listed, 1999 T S Eliot Prize (The World's Wife) Winner, 1993 Forward Poetry Prize (Mean Time) Winner, 1993 Whitbread Prize (Poetry) (Mean Time)
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