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After 341 Years, British Poet Laureate Is a Woman

Carol Ann Duffy was appointed Britain’s poet laureate on last Friday, becoming the first woman to take a 341-year-old job that has been held by other poets such as Dryden, Tennyson, and Wordsworth. Back in the days of Dryden, the first writer to take the job officially, poets laureate were glorified

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