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Eavan Boland is a leading Irish poet (now mostly resident in the USA) who has also established a reputation as a critic writing on literary issues of feminism, nationalism, and modernism. Her work continues to appear in many anthologies, and she lectures internationally.
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24 September 1944 EB was born in Dublin, the youngest of her parents' five children. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
October 1962 At the age of eighteen, shortly after leaving school for university, EB self-published 23 Poems, a pamphlet of her poetry, in an impression of 250 copies.  Bibliographic Citation link.
1986 EB published The Journey and Other Poems, dedicated to her mother, with Arlen House. Bibliographic Citation link.
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