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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

  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. http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/eavan-boland. 
  4. Crowley, Sinéad (27 April 2020). "Poet Eavan Boland dies aged 75". Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ). https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2020/0427/1135169-eavan-boland/. Retrieved 29 April 2020. 
  5. "Poet Eavan Boland passes away aged 75". 27 April 2020. https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/poet-eavan-boland-passes-away-aged-75-996378.html. 
  6. Doyle, Martin (27 April 2020). "Eavan Boland, leading Irish poet and champion of the female voice, dies aged 75". The Irish Times. https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/eavan-boland-leading-irish-poet-and-champion-of-the-female-voice-dies-aged-75-1.4239274. Retrieved 29 April 2020. 
  7. University, Stanford (2020-04-28). "Renowned poet Professor Eavan Boland dies at 75" (in en). https://news.stanford.edu/2020/04/28/renowned-poet-professor-eavan-boland-dies-75/.