Carol Ann Duffy papers, 1985-2007.


Duffy, Carol Ann. Carol Ann Duffy papers, 1985-2007.

Carol Ann Duffy papers, 1985-2007.

The Carol Ann Duffy papers consist of manuscript notebooks and miscellaneous papers from 1985-2007. The papers include primarily twenty-one notebooks with many laid-in sheets (1985-1999), containing drafts of poems and other writings from each of her published collections, among them Standing Female Nude, Selling Manhattan, The Other Country, Mean Time, and The World's Wife. In addition, the papers contain a small amount of correspondence (1986-1998), two photographs, and a small amount of printed material, including promotional flyers and leaflets.

9.75 linear ft. (12 boxes and 2 oversized papers (OP))

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Duffy, Carol Ann (person)

Carol Ann Duffy, poet, was born on December 31, 1955, to Francis and Mary Black Duffy, in Glasgow, Scotland. She attended the University of Liverpool, graduating with an honors degree in philosophy in 1977. From 1981-1995 Duffy lived in London. During this time she published Standing Female Nude and received the Scottish Arts Council Award (1985), Selling Manhattan, which received the Somerset Maugham Award (1992), and Mean Time, which won the Whitbread Award and the Forward Poetry Prize (1993)....