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Boland, Eavan

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Works: 282 works in 721 publications in 5 languages and 21,858 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Educational films  Filmed literary readings 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PR6052.O35, 821.914
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The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms by Eavan Boland( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,958 libraries worldwide
Contains information on and examples of the villanelle, the sestina, the pantoum, the sonnet, the ballad, blank verse, the heroic couplet, and the stanza, the elegy, the pastoral, the ode, and open forms, as well as a chapter on meter
W.B. Yeats and his world by Micheál Mac Liammóir( Book )
35 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
An illustrated biography of the Irish poet, dramatist, and essayist generally considered to be the most important poet in English of his time
In a time of violence by Eavan Boland( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 792 libraries worldwide
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 twice. It's ready for the post."
The lost land : poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Here the internationally acclaimed Irish poet powerfully and movingly continues to merge private and mythic history to interrogate our definitions of the historical, the political and the national
Outside history : selected poems, 1980-1990 by Eavan Boland( Book )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A selection of poems by Ireland's contemporary woman poet, Eavan Boland
New collected poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Presents the collected poems of Irish poet Eavan Boland, featuring nine volumes published between 1967 and 2001, including two poems from the 1962 chapbook "23 Poems," and a section from an unpublished verse play
An origin like water : collected poems, 1967-1987 by Eavan Boland( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Here, from one of our major poets, is the collected early work that has been long unavailable in this country. Included in this volume is the work from Eaven Boland's five early volumes of poetry: New Territory, The War Horse, In Her Own Image, Night Feed, and The Journey. With the publication of this volume, all of Boland's poetry will now be available
Domestic violence : poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
"The poems in Domestic violence are about the charged spaces in which people live, about interiors where seductions, quarrels, memories, and griefs occur, and about the mysteries that lie within poetry itself."
After every war : twentieth-century women poets by Eavan Boland( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
"They are nine women with much in common - all German speaking, all poets, all personal witnesses to the horror and devastation that was World War II. Yet, in this collection, each provides a singularly personal glimpse into the effects of war on language, place, poetry, and womanhood."--Jacket
Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize by John Hollander( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
One hundred poems chosen specifically for memorization, a vanishing art. For the most part they are classics in rhyming accentual-syllabic verse. Among them: Kipling's If, Coleridge's Kubla Khan, Fitzgerald's translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Emma Lazarus' The New Colossus, immortalized on the Statue of Liberty
A woman without a country : poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
"Eavan Boland is considered “one of the finest and boldest poets of the last half century” by Poetry Review. This stunning new collection, A Woman Without a Country, looks at how we construct one another and how nationhood and history can weave through, reflect, and define the life of an individual. Themes of mother, daughter, and generation echo throughout these extraordinary poems, as they examine how—even without country or settled identity—a legacy of love can endure" -- Publisher description
Irish writers on writing ( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
"Drawing on sources such as the land, the Church, the past, changing politics, and literary styles, Irish writers ranging from W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Augusta Gregory to Roddy Doyle, Kate O'Brien, Colm Toibin, John Banville, and Seamus Heaney explore what it means to be a writer in Ireland"--Provided by publisher
The journey and other poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Collected poems by Eavan Boland( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Eavan Boland confronts the challenges with which her situation, as an Irish poet and as a woman, presents her. Her writing and example are vitally enabling for young writers and readers; she traces a measured process of emancipation from conventions and stereotypes, writing now in a space she has cleared not by violent rejection, but by dialogue, critical engagement and patient experimentation with form, theme and language. Collected Poems includes her early collections New Territory, The War Horse and In Her Own Image, as well as her four Carcanet volumes."--BOOK JACKET
A poet's Dublin by Eavan Boland( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"Written over years, the transcendent and moving poems in A Poet?s Dublin seek out shadows and impressions of a powerful, historic city, studying how it forms and alters language, memory, and selfhood. The poems range from an evocation of the neighborhoods under the hills where the poet lived and raised her children to the inner-city bombing of 1974, and include such signature poems as “The Pomegranate,” “The War Horse,” and “Anna Liffey.” Above all, these poems weave together the story of a self and a city?private, political, and bound by history. The poems are supported by photographs of the city at all times and in all seasons: from dawn on the river Liffey, which flows through Dublin, to twilight up in the Dublin foothills. 45 photographs."--
Eavan Boland ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
"Eavan Boland is a major Irish poet, and in her nine books of poetry she explores the relationship between gender, art, and national identity--'the meeting place between womanhood and history.' Eavan Boland read from In a time of violence and Outside history on November 16, 1994, in Los Angeles. She discussed her work with Los Angeles poet Eloise Klein Healy whose books include Artemis in Echo Park and Ordinary wisdom"--Container
Eavan Boland : a sourcebook : poetry, prose, interviews, reviews and criticism by Eavan Boland( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
This sourcebook combines all the essential poems with key extracts from Eavan Boland's prose works, including the classic 'Object Lessons' from 1995
Object lessons : the life of the woman and the poet in our time by Eavan Boland( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
In this important prose work, one of our major poets explores, through autobiography and argument, a woman's life in Ireland together with a poet's work. Eavan Boland beautifully uncovers the powerful drama of how these lives affect one another; how the tradition of womanhood and the historic vocation of the poet act as revealing illuminations of the other. Included are autobiographical pieces about a woman living in Ireland, about a grandmother, a childhood. In the second section, Boland details the part of the life in which the vocation of the poet meets the life of the woman
A journey with two maps : becoming a woman poet by Eavan Boland( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
""This is a book of being and becoming. It is about being a poet. It is also about the long process of becoming one," writes Eavan Boland. These inspiring essays are both critical and deeply personal, allowing the adventure, passion, and struggle of becoming a woman poet to be viewed from different perspectives. Boland traces her own experiences as a woman, wife, and mother and their effects on her poetry. In the opening essay, she explores the story of her mother, a painter, and her influence on Boland's own concepts of art and womanhood. She examines the work of women poets such as Adrienne Rich, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Sylvia Plath, whose poetry provided light and guidance for her own work. And finally, in "Letter to a Young Woman Poet," she addresses an unseen young poet of the future, and looks to a world where this future artist can change the poetic past as well as the present."--Publisher's website
Eavan Boland by Jody Allen Randolph( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"In this powerful and authoritative study Jody Allen Randolph provides the fullest account yet of the work of a major figure in twentieth-century Irish literature as well as in contemporary women's writing. Eavan Boland's achievement in changing the map of Irish poetry is tracked and analyzed from her first poems to the present. The book traces the evolution of that achievement, guiding the reader through Boland's early attachment to Yeats, her growing unease with the absence of women's writing, her encounter with pioneering American poets like Sylvia Plath, Elizabeth Bishop, and Adrienne Rich, and her eventual, challenging amendments in poetry and prose to Ireland's poetic tradition. Using research from private papers the book also traces a time of upheaval and change in Ireland, exploring Boland's connection to Mary Robinson, in a chapter that details the nexus of a woman president and a woman poet in a country that was resistant to both. Finally, this book invites the reader to share a compelling perspective on the growth of a poet described by one critic as Ireland's "first great woman poet"
 
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Alternative Names
Eavan Boland dichteres uit Ierland
Eavan Boland Irish poet
Eavan Boland irlandzka poetka
Eavan Boland poétesse irlandaise
Eavan Boland poetisa irlandesa
בולנד אוואן 1944-
ایوین بولینڈ
ਈਵੈਨ ਬੋਲੈਂਡ
ボーランド, イーヴァン
Languages
English (278)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
Irish (1)
Spanish (1)
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