Mean Time

Carol Ann Duffy

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1993 Winner

Forward Prize for Poetry Best Collection

1993 Winner

Whitbread Poetry Award

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21 September 2017
64 pages
Carol Ann Duffy is the most humane and accessible poet of our time


Duffy is magnificent, grounded, heartfelt, dedicated to the notion that poetry can give us the music of life itself


Carol Ann Duffy is one of the freshest and bravest talents to emerge in British poetry - any poetry - for years. Her project is both subtle and experimental... a contemporary woman poet whose poetic register reaches all the way from a subversive eroticism to a self-conscious regionalism...This new book contains wonderful poems, which extend her lyric range.