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Out of fashion : an anthology of poems

Author: Carol Ann Duffy
Publisher: London : Faber, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Out of Fashion Carol Ann Duffy selects the best and most stylish contemporary poets and asks them in turn to select their favourite poem, from another time or culture, which looks at how we dress, or undress, how we cover up or reveal. In these vibrant poems, we are shown how clothes, fashion and jewellery are both a necessary and luxurious, a practical and sensual, a liberating or repressing part of our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ann Duffy
ISBN: 0571219942 9780571219940
OCLC Number: 56656963
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 163 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Warming her pearls / Carol Ann Duffy --
Thirteen ways of looking at the old tie / John Agard --
My cobra girl / Anonymous --
The sari / Moniza Alvi --
Poem by a frontier guard / Anonymous --
From Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Simon Armitage --
From Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / The Gawain poet --
In her green dress, she is / Sujata Bhatt --
'When my desire' / Ono No Komachi --
The seal / Colette Bryce --
My hat / Stevie Smith --
Dance / Nina Cassian --
A coat / W. B. Yeats --
My father had two coats / Linda Chase --
Madrigal / Anonymous --
Long boots / Kate Clanchy --
The large cool store / Philip Larkin --
Amber / Gillian Clarke --
The shirt of a lad / Anonymous --
The world's biggest suit / Fred D'Aguiar --
From Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucher --
Maroon / Julia Darling --
To a louse / Robert Burns --
Sari / Imtiaz Dharker --
What her friend said / Anonymous --
La Rebeca / Maura Dooley --
The passionate shephered to his love / Christopher Marlowe --
Grave goods / Nick Drake --
From Last poems (XX) / A. E. Housman --
Empty wardrobes / Douglas Dunn --
Buttons and bows / Jay Livingston and Ray Evans --
Nothing but curves / Menna Elfyn --
Song to a child / Anonymous --
Rag trade / U. A. Fanthorpe --
'Still to be neat' / Ben Jonson --
The gift / Vicki Feaver --
Woman with girdle / Anne Sexton --
Waiting for the day / Roger Garfitt --
St. James infirmary blues / Anonymous --
Twice / Ann Gray --
A gentleman's second-hand suit / Thomas Hardy --
Camel hair / Lavinia Greenlaw --
Exchanging hats / Elizabeth Bishop --
The beautiful boots / Philip Gross --
From Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / The Gawain poet --
From Marriage / David Harsent --
Delight in disorder / Robert Herrick --
I thought I'd wear / David Hart --
The beau's receipt for a lady's dress / Anonymous --
Shirt / Jo Haslam --
'Don't ask me what to wear' / Sappho --
Remapping the border / Rita Ann Higgins --
Hannah binding shoes / Lucy Larcom --
The man in the lacoste shirt / Alice Kavounas --
Picture of a youth twenty-three years old / C. P. Cavafy --
A white African dress / Jackie Kay --
The blue jacket / Marion Angus --
Hector appears on the battlefield / Christopher Logue --
From The rape of the lock : Belinda gets dressed / Alexander Pope --
Nineteen thirties suit / Carola Luther --
'I hear that andromeda' / Sappho --
Your favourite hat / Roger McGough --
The man in the bowler hat / A. S. J. Tessimond --
Big pants on the washing line in the wind / Ian McMillan --
Resentful song / Pan Chieh-Yu --
The invisible mender / Sarah Maguire --
The funerall / John Donne --
Valentine / Paula Meehan --
A gulling sonnet / John Davies --
Jake's amazing suit / Adrian Mitchell --
Upon Julia's clothes / Robert Herrick --
Cast out / Dorothy Molloy --
Donal og / Anonymous --
Red gloves / Andrew Motion --
She at his funeral / Thomas Hardy --
The treaty / Paul Muldoon --
Man in the long black coat / Bob Dylan --
The fat black woman versus politics / Grace Nichols --
Treeney treeney / Federico Garcia Lorca --
Cousin coat / Sean O'Brien --
From The Iliad : Vulcan forges the armour of Achilles / Homer --
Well-heeled / Julie O'Callaghan --
From The midnight court / Brian Merriman --
Success story / Dennis O'Driscoll --
We shall not escape hell / Marina Tsvetaeva --
Wedding / Alice Oswald --
The wark o' the weavers / David Shaw --
The appointment / Ruth Padel --
Disillusionment of ten o'clock / Wallace Stevens --
Mother dressmaking / Craig Raine --
'They flee from me that sometime did me seek' / Thomas Wyatt --
The scarf exchange / Carol Rumens --
In trouble and shame / D. H. Lawrence --
Brunhilde / Jo Shapcott --
'I started early --
took my dog' / Emily Dickinson --
Foreign tastes / Clare Shaw --
I'll wear me a cotton dress / Anonymous --
Stitch in time / Owen Sheers --
The laundress at the pool / Fernando Pessoa --
Thread / Henry Shukman --
From Laments : VII / Jan Kochanowski --
Dreaming of rubber gloves / Jean Sprackland --
To fashion / Elizabeth Moody --
Jane's pearls / Alicia Stubbersfield --
This is a lady's hat / Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Negations / Matthew Sweeney --
The new vestments / Edward Lear --
Stomacher / Jane Weir --
The Arabian shawl / Katherine Mansfield --
Casting off / Michael Woods --
Sonnet 52 / William Shakespeare --
Elegy / Carol Ann Duffy --
To his mistress going to bed / John Donne.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Ann Duffy.

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