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Lives of the Women Poets

April Bernard

Lives of the Women Poets

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Published by R.S. Means Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10157200M
    ISBN 100393038408
    ISBN 109780393038408


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From the close of the 18th century, expanded editions and updates of Johnson’s. National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than poets over the last years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English by: National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist In this stunning volume of epic breadth, Michael Schmidt connects the lives and works of more than poets over the last years--spanning distant shores from Scotland to Australia to the Caribbean, all sharing the English language/5(18).

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Eavan Boland was born in Dublin, Ireland. Over the course of her long career, Eavan Boland emerged as one of the foremost female voices in Irish literature.

Throughout her many collections of poetry, in her prose memoir Object Lessons (), and in her work as a noted anthologist and teacher, Boland honed an appreciation for the ordinary in life.

New book looks at Cork’s golden generation of poets Clíona Ní Ríordáin, of the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, says Cork has a unique lack of division between ‘town and gown’. Included, too, are haunting reflections on madness, drug use, and suicide of women whose lives, as Cheryl Walker explains, were often as melodramatic as the poems they composed and published.

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