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Muriel Rukeyser

Poet, Activist (15-Dec-1913 — 12-Feb-1980)


Anne F. Herzog; Janet E. Kaufman (editors). How Shall We Tell Each Other of the Poet? The Life and Writing of Muriel Rukeyser. Palgrave Macmillan. 2001. 320pp.

Louise Kertesz. The Poetic Vision of Muriel Rukeyser. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1980.


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  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.614)

  7. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1210)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.657)

  9. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.171)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.896)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.635)

  12. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.402)

  13. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.931)

  14. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.772)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.13)

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