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Author: Muriel Rukeyser
Publisher: New York : Covici, Friede, [©1938]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains one of Muriel Rukeyser's most powerful pieces; a group of poems entitled The Book of the Dead (1938), documenting the details of the Hawk's Nest incident, an industrial disaster in which hundreds of miners died of silicosis.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
U.S. 1.
New York, Covici, Friede [©1938]
(OCoLC)587104359
Online version:
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980.
U.S. 1.
New York, Covici, Friede [©1938]
(OCoLC)590033032
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muriel Rukeyser
OCLC Number: 3810152
Notes: "This first edition ... consists of thirteen hundred copies ... printed on Warren's eggshell wove paper."
Poems.
Description: 147 pages, 1 leaf ; 23 cm
Contents: The road --
West Virginia --
Statement: Philippa Allen --
Gauley Bridge --
The face of the dam: Vivan Jones --
Praise of the committee --
Mearl Blankenship --
Absalom --
The disease --
George Robinson: Blues --
Juanita Tinsley --
The doctors --
The cornfield --
Arthur Peyton --
Alloy --
Power --
The dam --
The disease: After effects --
The bill --
The book of the dead --
A flashing cliff --
Girl at the play --
Burning bush --
Eel --
Homage to literature --
The handclap --
Trophies --
Panacea --
In Hades, Orpheus --
The drowning young man --
Boy with his hair cut short --
Course --
More of a corpse than a woman --
Three Negresses --
Formosa --
Night-music --
Driveway --
Lover as fox --
Gift-poem --
Woman and emblems --
Outpost --
The cruise --
Mediterranean.
Responsibility: Muriel Rukeyser.

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This book contains one of Muriel Rukeyser's most powerful pieces; a group of poems entitled The Book of the Dead (1938), documenting the details of the Hawk's Nest incident, an industrial disaster in which hundreds of miners died of silicosis.

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