John Bird

Eavan Boland on women poets in Ireland

April 28, 2023

JOHN BIRD [STUDIES] :: Renowned Irish poet Eavan Boland died three years ago this April. Her essay in Studies on Irish women poets is published here.

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The re-birth of Patrick Kavanagh

March 29, 2023

JOHN BIRD :: A look at Kavanagh's fascinating essay in 'Studies' (1959) about his transformation on the banks of the Grand Canal after his cancer treatment.

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