Journey with Two Maps : Becoming a Woman Poet

Journey with Two Maps : Becoming a Woman Poet

Description

A Journey with Two Maps begins with an anecdote: one afternoon, Eavan Boland saw one of her mother's paintings for sale in a gallery, signed by her famous teacher. It is the starting point for an exploration of concepts of art and womanhood, of what it means to be a woman poet, finding her own voice within a tradition. Boland's discussion is both critical and deeply personal, an account of her development as a poet that traces her experiences as a woman, wife and mother in the light of influences such as Adrienne Rich, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks and Sylvia Plath. Boland considers the ways in which influences themselves may be changed as a tradition is remade. In the final part of the book, 'Letter to a Young Woman Poet', she addresses an unseen poet of the future who will redraw the maps once more, remaking the past and the present.

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Details

Author(s)
Eavan Boland
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
217 x 230 x 137mm | 360g
Publication date
28 Apr 2011
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
Manchester, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
1857545419
ISBN13
9781857545418
Bestsellers rank
31,770