Collected Poems

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Carcanet, Jan 1, 1995 - English poetry - 217 pages
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"Collected Poems" includes work from Eavan Boland's early collections "New Territory", "The War Horse" and "In Her Own Image", as well as from her four Carcanet volumes.

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Contents

After the Irish of AodghanORathaille
5
Migration
11
The Other Woman and the Novelist
27
The Laws of Love
34
Conversation with an Inspector of Taxes about Poetry
41
Ode to Suburbia
44
Anon
50
In Her Own Image
56
1951
126
The Glass King
133
Object Lessons
139
BrightCut Irish Silver
145
White Hawthorn in the West of Ireland
152
We are Always too Late
158
Our Origins are in the Sea
164
Distances
170

Solitary
62
Exhibitionist
68
Degass Laundresses
75
The New Pastoral
82
Domestic Interior
88
I
101
Fever
107
The Briar Rose
113
The Wild Spray
119
March 1 1847 By the First Post
176
The Dolls Museum in Dublin
178
The Pomegranate
184
A SparrowHawk in the Suburbs
190
The Source
197
Story
205
Index of First Lines
213
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About the author (1995)

Eavan Boland, author of, most recently, "The Lost Land", is professor of English at Stanford University.

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