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In a time of violence

Author: Eavan Boland
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems exploring "the unspoken." To paraphrase The Parcel: "There are dying arts and one of them is the way my mother used to make up a parcel. Paper first, mid-brown and coarse, then the scissors, not a glittering let-up, but a dour pair. Ball of twine, flame, sealing wax, melted and spread into a brittle terracotta medal. Names and places, crayon and fountain pen, town underlined once, country  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eavan Boland
ISBN: 0393036170 9780393036176 0393312984 9780393312980
OCLC Number: 28853914
Notes: Poetry.
Description: vii, 70 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Singers --
That the Science of Cartography is Limited --
The Death of Reason --
March 1 1847 by the First Post --
In a Bad Light --
The Dolls Museum in Dublin --
Inscriptions --
Writing in a Time of Violence --
This Moment --
Love --
The Pomegranate --
Moths --
At the Glass Factory in Cavan Town --
A Sparrow Hawk in the Suburbs --
The Water Clock --
In Which the Ancient History I Learn is Not My Own --
The Huguenot Graveyard at the Heart of the City --
The Parcel --
Lava Cameo --
The Source --
Legends --
Anna Liffey --
Story --
What Language Did --
We Are the Only Animals Who Do This --
A Woman Painted on a Leaf
Responsibility: Eavan Boland.

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Her seventh book, this collection of poems from Eavan Boland represents "the meeting place between womanhood and history". The poems are about Ireland, about the body, and growing older in both and  Read more...

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