New Collected Poems

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W.W. Norton, 2008 - Poetry - 320 pages
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An Origin Like Water: Poems 1967 1987 confirmed Eavan Boland s place at the forefront of modern Irish poetry. New Collected Poems now brings the record of her achievement up to date, adding material from her subsequent volumes and filling out key poems from the early years. Following the chronology of publication, the reader experiences the exhilarating sense of development, now incremental, now momentous. Boland s work 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."

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A wonderful contempory female Irish Poet. If you haven't read any of her work I highly recommend her new and collected poems which contain poems from her various other books. She is the type of poet that once you read her work, you want to tell the world about her. Read full review

About the author (2008)

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

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