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Object Lessons by Eavan Boland
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Object Lessons (edition 1996)

by Eavan Boland

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Title:Object Lessons
Authors:Eavan Boland
Info:Vintage Books (1996), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 272 pages
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Object Lessons: The Life of the Woman and the Poet in Our Time by Eavan Boland

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In this important prose work, one of our major poets explores, through autobiography and argument, a woman's life in Ireland together with a poet's work. Eavan Boland beautifully uncovers the powerful drama of how these lives affect one another; how the tradition of womanhood and the historic vocation of the poet act as revealing illuminations of the other. Included are autobiographical pieces about a woman living in Ireland, about a grandmother, a childhood. In the second section, Boland details the part of the life in which the vocation of the poet meets the life of the woman.… (more)

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W.W. Norton

2 editions of this book were published by W.W. Norton.

Editions: 0393314375, 0393037169

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