Rukeyser, Muriel

(1914-80)
   American poet, writer and translator. She was born in New York, and taught at Sarah Lawrence College. Her poetry includes works about Rabbi Akiva.

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  • RUKEYSER, MURIEL — (1913–1980), U.S. poet and author. A prominent left wing writer, Rukeyser published verse collections notable for their concern with social problems and the individual. These include Theory of Flight (1935), A Turning Wind (1939), The Beast in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rukeyser, Muriel — ▪ American poet born Dec. 15, 1913, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Feb. 12, 1980, New York City       American poet whose work focused on social and political problems.       Rukeyser attended private schools and in 1930–32 was a student at Vassar… …   Universalium

  • Rukeyser,Muriel — Ru·key·ser (ro͞oʹkī zər), Muriel. 1913 1980. American writer whose feminist poetry, including the collections Beast in View (1944) and The Gates (1976), often speaks out against racism and war. * * * …   Universalium

  • Muriel Rukeyser — (December 15, 1913 – February 12, 1980) was an American poet and political activist, best known for her poems about equality, feminism, social justice, and Judaism. Kenneth Rexroth said that she was the greatest poet of her exact generation . One …   Wikipedia

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