Eavan Boland

Eavan Boland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eavan Boland (born 24 September 1944 in Dublin) is an Irish poet. Boland's father, Frederick Boland, was a career diplomat and her mother, Frances Kelly, was a noted post-expressionist painter. She was born in Dublin in 1944. At the age of six, Boland's father was appointed Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom; the family followed him to London, where Boland had her first experiences of anti-Irish sentiment. Her dealing with this hostility strengthened Boland's identification with her Irish heritage. She spoke of this time in her poem "An Irish Childhood in England: 1951." At 14, she returned to Dublin to attend Holy Child School in Killiney. She published a pamphlet of poetry (23 Poems) in her first year at Trinity, in 1962. Boland earned a BA with First Class Honors in English Literature and Language from Trinity College, Dublin in 1966. Since then she has held numerous teaching positions and published poetry, prose criticism and essays.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134921319
  • 9786134921312