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A woman without a country / Eavan Boland.

By: Boland, Eavan.
Publisher: Manchester : Carcanet, 2014Description: 69 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781847772176 (softcover).Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): English poetry -- Irish authors -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 821 Summary: The poems in Eavan Boland's new collection seek out the delicate intersections between generation, identity, and the deep losses inflicted by history on those who can bear them least. Exploring questions of inheritance (from mother to daughter, from generation to generation), the poems look closely at the ways in which we construct one another, and the ways in which - even without country, or settled identity - a legacy of connection and consolation can endure.
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Irish Collection 821 BOL (Browse shelf) Checked out 03/07/2019 000413654

The poems in Eavan Boland's new collection seek out the delicate intersections between generation, identity, and the deep losses inflicted by history on those who can bear them least. Exploring questions of inheritance (from mother to daughter, from generation to generation), the poems look closely at the ways in which we construct one another, and the ways in which - even without country, or settled identity - a legacy of connection and consolation can endure.

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