In a Time of Violence by Eavan Boland

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The publication of Eavan Boland's previous book, Outside History: Selected Poems 1980-1990, established Boland as a significant presence in the contemporary American poetry world.

This, her seventh book, continues to mine what she has termed "the meeting place between womanhood and history." 

About Eavan Boland

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Eavan Boland was born in Dublin. The author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry and nonfiction, she is a professor and the director of the Creative Writing program at Stanford University.
Published May 17, 1995 by W. W. Norton & Company. 80 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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/ In the end / everything that burdened and distinguished me / will be lost in this: / I was a voice.'' In the best work here, exhibiting Boland's characteristic directness of syntax and emotion, the poet persuasively claims a place in a history, whether it is her country's, her family's or her o...

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