Chronicles of Impeded Growth: Eavan Boland and the Reconstruction of Identity. Mary O'Connor In her public persona, expressed in lectures, interviews and essays as much as in her poetry, Eavan Boland is all smooth surfaces, formal precision, and strong, lyrically-phrased protest.
Edgar Degas. Edgar Degas spent almost all of his eighty-three years in the city of Paris. He was the eldest son of a prosperous banker and decided to abandon the study of law in 1855 to begin his training as an artist in the academic system.