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Author: Muriel Rukeyser; Adrienne Rich
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©2004.
Series: American poets project.
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Muriel Rukeyser (1913-80) published her first book--the powerfully experimental Theory of flight--at age twenty-two, and went on to an adventurous and prolific career as poet, translator, and political activist. Her expansive energies sought a poetry in which politics, geography, sexuality, mythology, and autobiography could find fused and fluid expression. From her early, cinematic "Poem out of childhood" through  Read more...
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Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
Selected poems.
New York : Library of America, ©2004
(OCoLC)607227979
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Rukeyser; Adrienne Rich
ISBN: 1931082588 9781931082587
OCLC Number: 53096983
Description: xxv, 180 pages : portrait ; 20 cm.
Contents: From Theory of flight (1935) --
From U.S. 1 (1938) --
From A turning wind (1939) --
From Beast in view (1944) --
From The green wave (1948) --
From Body of waking (1958) --
From Waterlily fire (1962) --
From The speed of darkness (1968) --
From Breaking open (1973) --
From The gates (1976).
Series Title: American poets project.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Muriel Rukeyser ; Adrienne Rich, editor.
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Muriel Rukeyser (1913-80) published her first book--the powerfully experimental Theory of flight--at age twenty-two, and went on to an adventurous and prolific career as poet, translator, and political activist. Her expansive energies sought a poetry in which politics, geography, sexuality, mythology, and autobiography could find fused and fluid expression. From her early, cinematic "Poem out of childhood" through excerpts from her long wartime "Letter to the front" to her late "Resurrection of the right side," written after her stroke, this selection represents the many sides and selves of a major poet.

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