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Of mutability

Of mutability

Shapcott, Jo, 1953-

In 'Of Mutability', Shapcott is found writing at her most memorable and bold. In a series of poems that explore the nature of change - in the body and the natural world, and in the shifting relationships between people - these poems look freshly but squarely at mortality

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2010

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Statement of responsibility: Jo Shapcott
ISBN: 0571254705, 9780571254705
Physical Description: 54 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Literature.; Change (Psychology) Poetry.; Change Poetry.

Author note

Jo Shapcott was born in London. Poems from her three award-winning collections, Electroplating the Baby (1988), Phrase Book (1992) and My Life Asleep (1998) are gathered in a selected poems, Her Book ( 2000). She has won a number of literary prizes including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Collection, the Forward Prize for Best Collection and the National Poetry Competition (twice). Tender Taxes , her versions of Rilke, was published in 2001.