New Collected Poems
Eavan Boland (Author)
W. W. Norton & Company
November 01, 2009
6.25 X 0.86 X 8.74 inches | 1.04 pounds
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About the Author
Eavan Boland (1944--2020) was the author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, including Outside History and several volumes of nonfiction, and was coeditor of the anthology The Making of Poem. Born in Dublin, Ireland, she was one of the foremost female voices in Irish literature. She received a Lannan Foundation Award and an American Ireland Fund Literary Award, among other honors. She taught at Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Bowdoin College, and Stanford University, where she was the director of the creative writing program.
Boland's resilient braid of outspoken feminism with Irish identity has given her a following on both sides of the Atlantic. . . . Here is the poet who learned from Adrienne Rich, among others, how to tackle big topics of loyalty, rebellion, descent and dissent.