Boland, Eavan (Aisling)

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BOLAND, Eavan (Aisling)

BOLAND, Eavan (Aisling). Irish, b. 1944. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, junior lecturer, 1967-68; School of Irish Studies, Dublin, lecturer, 1968-88; visiting lecturer at universities worldwide, 1988-95; Stanford University, professor, 1995-; writer. Worked as a housekeeper at the Gresham Hotel, Dublin, c. 1962. Publications: POETRY: 23 Poems, 1962; Autumn Essay, 1963; Poetry, 1963; New Territory, 1967; The War Horse, 1975; In Her Own Image, 1980; Introducing Eavan Boland, 1981; Night Feed, 1982; The Journey, 1983; The Journey and Other Poems, 1987; Selected Poems, 1989; Outside History: Selected Poems, 1980-90, 1990; In a Time of Violence, 1994; An Origin Like Water: Collected Poems 1967-87, 1996; The Lost Land: Poems, 1998; Against Love Poetry, 2001. OTHER: (with M. MacLiammoir) W.B. Yeats and His World, 1971; A Kind of Scar: The Woman Poet in a National Tradition, 1989; Object Lessons, 1995. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to newspapers and journals. Address: English Department, Building 460 Rm 219A, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2087, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]