Eavon Boland, "That the Science of Cartography is Limited" and Others

Eavon Boland (1944–) was born in Dublin to an Irish diplomat and a painter. She grew up in London and New York but returned to Dublin to attend Trinity College, Dublin, where she subsequently taught. She is now professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Stanford University. Her collections of verse include New Territory: Poems (1967), The War Horse: Poems (1975), In Her Own Image (1980), Night Feed (1982), The Journey and Other Poems (1987), Outside History: Selected Poems 1980–1990 (1990), In a Time of Violence (1994), and The Lost Land (1998).


"That the Science of Cartography is Limited," "Quarantine," and "Coloney."

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