Eavan Boland

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Eavan Boland in 1996.jpg

Eavan Frances Boland[1] (24 September 1944 – 27 April 2020) was an Irish poet, author, and educator. She was a professor at Stanford University, where she had taught beginning in 1996.[2][3] Her poems were about Irish national identity, and the role of women in Irish history. She was a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. Boland was born in Dublin.

Boland died on 27 April 2020, aged 75, from a stroke.[4][5][6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Eavan Boland, Jody Allen Randolph, Bucknell University Press, 2014, p. xxii
  2. New York Times, "Eavan Boland, ‘Disruptive’ Irish Poet," April 28, 2020 [1]
  3. "Eavan Boland". The Poetry Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Crowley, Sinéad (27 April 2020). "Poet Eavan Boland dies aged 75". Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  5. "Poet Eavan Boland passes away aged 75". BreakingNews.ie. 27 April 2020.
  6. Doyle, Martin (27 April 2020). "Eavan Boland, leading Irish poet and champion of the female voice, dies aged 75". The Irish Times. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  7. University, Stanford (2020-04-28). "Renowned poet Professor Eavan Boland dies at 75". Stanford News. Retrieved 2020-04-29.