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The life of poetry

Author: Muriel Rukeyser
Publisher: Williamsburg, Mass. : Paris Press, 1996, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Observing that poetry is a natural part of our pastimes and rituals, Muriel Rukeyser opposes elitist attitudes and confronts Americans' fear of feeling. Multicultural and interdisciplinary, this collection of essays and speeches makes an irrefutable case for the centrality of poetry in American life.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Life of poetry.
Williamsburg, Mass. : Paris Press, 1996, ©1974
(OCoLC)647648784
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Rukeyser
ISBN: 0963818333 9780963818331
OCLC Number: 34690993
Description: xxix, 223 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Resistances --
Backgrounds and Sources --
The "Uses" of Poetry --
The Life of Poetry.
Responsibility: by Muriel Rukeyser ; with a new foreword by Jane Cooper.

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Observing that poetry is a natural part of our pastimes and rituals, Muriel Rukeyser opposes elitist attitudes and confronts Americans' fear of feeling. Multicultural and interdisciplinary, this collection of essays and speeches makes an irrefutable case for the centrality of poetry in American life.

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