The Lost Land

The Lost Land

by Eavan Boland
     
 

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"A poet at the peak of her power . . . one of Ireland's greatest and among the best writing in English anywhere."—Booklist
In The Lost Land, Eavan Boland "is intensely engaged with the ancient bardic lineage of her homeland, giving her poems an ineluctable moral gravity. . . . Her poems offer a curative gift of merciful vision to a country blinded by its

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"A poet at the peak of her power . . . one of Ireland's greatest and among the best writing in English anywhere."—Booklist
In The Lost Land, Eavan Boland "is intensely engaged with the ancient bardic lineage of her homeland, giving her poems an ineluctable moral gravity. . . . Her poems offer a curative gift of merciful vision to a country blinded by its own blood and pain, as her narrators wait more or less patiently in their 'difficult knowledge' for the healing of their country's wounds" (San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393319514
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Eavan Boland is the author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry and nonfiction. A professor and the director of the creative writing program at Stanford University, she is the winner of a Lannan Foundation Award. She lives in Stanford, California, and Dublin, Ireland.

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