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Muriel Rukeyser

Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), described by The New York Times as “a brilliant mind fiercely at work,” was the author of several collections of poetry, plays, fiction, three books of biography, children’s stories, a libretto for a musical about Houdini, a book-length manifesto on poetry, and the translator of a wide range of poets, including Octavio Paz and Gunnar Ekelöf.

Books by Muriel Rukeyser

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    Elegies

    Muriel Rukeyser, Jan Heller Levi, Christoph Keller

    Paperback, 2013

    An elegant relaunch of Muriel Rukeyser’s Elegies, previously available only in a limited edition, celebrates the centennial of her birth
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    The Poems of Octavio Paz

    Octavio Paz, Eliot Weinberger, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Denise Levertov, Muriel Rukeyser, Charles Tomlinson

    Paperback, 2018

    Now in paperback, the definitive, life-spanning, bilingual edition of the poems by the Nobel Prize laureate