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Boland, Eavan

Overview
Works: 260 works in 644 publications in 5 languages and 18,913 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Educational films  Filmed literary readings  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PR6052.O35, 821.008
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The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms by Mark (Edt)/ Boland, Eavan (Edt) Strand( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,961 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member 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 )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member 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
New collected poems by Eavan Boland( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member 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
The making of a sonnet : a Norton anthology( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the sonnet through more than five centuries, evaluating its rise and fall throughout history as well as the numerous ways in which esteemed poets interpreted the sonnet form
Outside history : selected poems, 1980-1990 by Eavan Boland( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of poems by Ireland's contemporary woman poet, Eavan Boland
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 559 WorldCat member 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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 520 WorldCat member 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."
Against love poetry by Eavan Boland( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about marriage by Eavan Boland
After every war : twentieth-century women poets by Eavan Boland( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member 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."--BOOK JACKET
Committed to memory : 100 best poems to memorize by John Hollander( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov by Denise Levertov( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish writers on writing( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eavan Boland( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member 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
Collected poems by Eavan Boland( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside history by Eavan Boland( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Charlotte Mary Mew( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her tragically short life, Charlotte Mew produced poetry that was intense, emotional, original, and praised by her contemporaries Dylan Thomas, Ezra Pound, Thomas Hardy, and Virginia Woolf. Gathered together by Ireland's most distinguished modern female poet, this collection includes a diverse range of her work, dealing with pain, love, and feminist themes
 
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The making of a poem : a Norton anthology of poetic forms
Alternative Names
Eavan Boland dichteres uit Ierland

Eavan Boland Irish poet

Eavan Boland irlandzka poetka

בולנד אוואן 1944-

Languages
English (240)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Irish (1)

Covers
W.B. Yeats and his worldIn a time of violenceThe lost land : poemsNew collected poemsThe making of a sonnet : a Norton anthologyOutside history : selected poems, 1980-1990An origin like water : collected poems, 1967-1987Domestic violence : poems