Item description for Muriel Rukeyser: Selected Poems (American Poets Project) by Muriel Rukeyser & Adrienne Cecile Rich...
Overview The poet, translator, and political activist is given full expression through poems selected by Adrienne Rich that feature musings on politics, geography, sexuality, and mythology, as well as observations of her own life.
Publishers Description Muriel Rukeyser (1913A-80) published her first bookA-the powerfully experimental Theory of FlightA-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, brilliantly cinematic A"Poem Out of ChildhoodA" through excerpts from her long wartime A"Letter to the FrontA" to her late A"Resurrection of the Right Side,A" written after her stroke, this selection represents the many sides and selves of a major poet.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.75" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Mar 30, 2004
Publisher Library of America
ISBN 1931082588 ISBN13 9781931082587
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More About Muriel Rukeyser & Adrienne Cecile Rich
Janet E. Kaufman is assistant professor of English at the University of Utah. Anne F. Herzog is Dean of theSchool of Arts, Science, and Professional Studies at Springfield College. They are coeditors of "How Shall We Tell Each Other of the Poet?": The Life and Writing of Muriel Rukeyser. Jan Heller Levi, is the author of a collection of poems, Once I Gazed at You in Wonder, and editor of A Muriel Rukeyser Reader. She is working on a biography of Muriel Rukeyser.
Muriel Rukeyser was born in 1913 and died in 1980.