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Review: Eavan Boland, A Journey with Two Maps, Poetry London 70 (2011)

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Women’s destiny in poetry, Boland now proposes, does not just lie in our present and future, but ‘the past needs us’ too. What a weight to carry. Yet it is with ongoing changes to our definitions of tradition and inheritance that women poets across the generations ‘will be able to befriend one another’, and it is in this way that Boland stretches out her hand and invites us to share the load.

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