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Outside History, 1980-1990: Selected Poems

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Publisher Comments:

From one of Ireland's most gifted poets, a book of new and selected poems from the last ten years and her first major selection to be published in this country.

Review:

"Eavan Boland is the real thing. I marvel at the skill and imagination behind these ravishing poems." James Merrill

Review:

"Eavan Boland's poems have been appearing here and there, tantalizing us with their rich, evocative music, the wisdom of their 'camomile glow.' What a pleasure to have them gathered together here where they can reach the large American audience they so clearly deserve." Linda Pastan

Review:

"Eavan Boland is a marvelous poet, and Outside History is the best possible introduction to her work. Love and anxiety, memories and mysteries — she's woven them all into a rich verse fabric, thrown like a flowered shawl over her shoulders as she stands out under the chilling night sky, no other soul around but (for that haunting moment) the reader's own." J.D. McClatchy

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393028980
Subtitle:
(selected poems, 1980-1990 )
Publisher:
Norton
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Ireland Poetry.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
9254
Publication Date:
c1990
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
152 p.

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Outside History, 1980-1990: Selected Poems
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Product details 152 p. pages W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated - English 9780393028980 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Eavan Boland is the real thing. I marvel at the skill and imagination behind these ravishing poems."
"Review" by , "Eavan Boland's poems have been appearing here and there, tantalizing us with their rich, evocative music, the wisdom of their 'camomile glow.' What a pleasure to have them gathered together here where they can reach the large American audience they so clearly deserve."
"Review" by , "Eavan Boland is a marvelous poet, and Outside History is the best possible introduction to her work. Love and anxiety, memories and mysteries — she's woven them all into a rich verse fabric, thrown like a flowered shawl over her shoulders as she stands out under the chilling night sky, no other soul around but (for that haunting moment) the reader's own."
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