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The World"s Wife

Poems

by Carol Ann Duffy

  • 28 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry / Single Author / British & Irish,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7857395M
    ISBN 10057119995X
    ISBN 109780571199952

      The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The World's Wife: Carol Ann Duffy: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). Worlds Wife by Carol Ann Duffy available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Be terrified. It's you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; but I .

      First-world-war poet and soldier, Wilfred Owen claimed of his work that “the poetry is in the pity”. In The World’s Wife, the politics is in the poetry. The politics is feminism. But there’s nothing po-faced about these poems.   1. What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? 2. In what way does this woman define “wife”—or in what way is she defined by “wife”? The World’s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy; published by Picador. The World’s Wife is a collection of poems by Carol Ann Duffy. They’re all written from the.

      The World's Wife is a joyous exuberant book of poems about women usually excluded from myth and history, Guardian Duffy takes a cheeky, subversive, no-nonsense swipe with a dish clout at the famous men of history and myth/5(). Carol Ann Duffy, The World's Wife is awful. Like an apple that has sat, ugly and squat, in the fruit bowl since last july, Carol's poetry will leave a disgraceful taste in your mouth. Not only this, much like the withered fruit in the analogy, the poetry seems to attract stunted, blood-sucking weevils /5(43).


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The World"s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is the running definition of ‘female gaze’ in literature. Duffy takes stories like the raising of Lazarus, or the fall of Icarus, or even Shakespeare’s bestowment of his ‘second best bed’ to his wife, and retells them from a female by: The World’s Wife is Carol Ann Duffy’s first themed collection of poems (published in ).

The collection takes characters, stories, histories and myths which focus on men, and. Several of the poems in The World’s Wife are included in Ms. Duffy’s Selected Poems, which is how I first learned of the book. In The World’s Wife, Ms. Duffy imagines the voices of the women close to famous historical or cultural male figures (“Mrs.

Lazarus”, “Frau Freud”) or the voices of the people those male figures might have. The World's Wife is a collection of poetry by Carol Ann Duffy, originally published in the UK in by both Picador and Anvil Press Poetry and later published in the United States by Faber and Faber in Duffy's poems in The World's Wife focus on either well known female figures or fictional counterparts to well known male figures.

The themes of the poems focus on the Author: Carol Ann Duffy. Buy The World's Wife Reprints by Duffy, Carol Ann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). The War of the Worlds has inspired seven films, as well as various radio dramas, comic-book adaptations, video games, a number of television series, and sequels or parallel stories by other authors.

The most famous, or infamous, adaptation is the radio broadcast that was narrated and directed by Orson : H. Wells. Women With Agency. The poems in The World’s Wife are bold, critical, sexual and forthright. Duffy endows her characters with an intelligence and agency of their own.

Take ‘Little Red Cap’, the opening poem of the collection, for example. It is a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood where the protagonist is portrayed as a naive year-old who is taken in by the wolf’s. Beware, this book does not contain any poems.

The reviews that you see on Amazon's website refer to an actual book of poetry: The World's Wife. This book, however is a literary commentary by Mary Green in a series called York Notes Advanced, which is useless unless you are graduate student in English/5(22).

I've read this book a few times because it's poetry that's fun while at the same time having a rich vein of truth running through it. What Carol Ann Duffy has done with The World's Wife is give voice to the unsung wives of famous husbands of history and literature/5.

B ehind every great man there is said to be a great woman, although with Carol Ann Duffy it is not so straightforward. In her brilliant, Author: Kate Kellaway. 'The World's Wife is a joyous exuberant book of poems about women usually excluded from myth and history' Guardian Original, subversive, full of imagination and quicksilver wit, The World's Wife is Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy at her beguiling best.

Poignant, thoughtful, funny, rich and accessible. The Narrator’s Wife Quotes in The War of the Worlds The The War of the Worlds quotes below are all either spoken by The Narrator’s Wife or refer to The Narrator’s Wife.

For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one. Be terrified. It's you I love, perfect man, Greek God, my own; but I know you'll go, betray me, strayfrom better by far for me if you were stonefrom "Medusa"Stunningly original and haunting, the voices of Mrs.

Midas, Queen Kong, and Frau Freud, to say nothing of the Devil's Wife herself, startle us with their wit, imagination, and incisiveness in this collection of poems /5(5). The prince was looking for a wife. All but Cinderella were preparing and gussying up for the big event. Cinderella begged to go too.

Her stepmother threw a dish of lentils into the cinders and said: Pick them up in an hour and you shall go. Studying The World’s WifeFile Size: 1MB.

In "The World's Wife," Duffy takes up her themes from myths, fables, the bible, popular culture, literature and history.

I find it very original that Duffy gives a voice to unheard women such as "Pilate's Wife," "Mrs. Darwin, " "Mrs. Sisyphus" and "Anne Hathaway." The more modern ones are "Mrs. Faust" and "Queen Kong".Cited by: Get this from a library. The world's wife: poems.

[Carol Ann Duffy] -- In Carol Ann Duffy's latest collection of poems, the stories of famous men - Midas, Darwin, Quasimodo, Pontious Pilate, King Kong - are presented from the perspective of the lesser-known wife. Stunningly original and haunting, the voices of Mrs. Midas, Queen Kong, and Frau Freud, to say nothing 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 by:   Listen to The World’s Wife on CD (BOOK ZONE ) read by the author herself, or watch one of the many stage adaptations on YouTube.

Mephisto Theatre’s interpretation of Little Red Cap is particularly good- just search for “The World’s Wife”. Hollie McNish is a feminist poet who often performs at local venues like Norwich Arts Centre. The Eve of the War. The story starts with some very general statements about life before the war, such as the famous opening line: "No one would have believed in the last years of the 19th century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns.

The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. It was first published serially in The novel details a catastrophic conflict between humans and extraterrestrial ‘Martians.’ It is a considered a landmark work of science fiction, and.

The World’s Wife Book. J ibprepsite English, The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy. Copy of the book: Duffy Collection UWCCR. Link for analysis: Genius Analysis. PDF on Analysis of Complete Works.

Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Like this. Duffy’s collection The World’s Wife gives the women behind the scenes – from Mrs Midas to Queen Kong – a glorious and powerful Author: Jeanette Winterson.Hachette Book Group Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY Visit us at Originally published in hardcover and ebook by Little, Brown and Company in July First Trade Paperback Edition: June Little, Brown and Company is a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

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