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
Muriel Rukeyser, Jan Heller Levi, Christoph Keller
Paperback, 2013An elegant relaunch of Muriel Rukeyser’s Elegies, previously available only in a limited edition, celebrates the centennial of her birth
Octavio Paz, Eliot Weinberger, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Denise Levertov, Muriel Rukeyser, Charles Tomlinson
Paperback, 2018Now in paperback, the definitive, life-spanning, bilingual edition of the poems by the Nobel Prize laureate