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Muriel Rukeyser (1913 - 1980)
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Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980). Born in New York City, Rukeyser attended Vassar and Columbia, then spent a short time at Roosevelt Aviation School, which no doubt helped shape her first published volume of poetry, Theory of Flight (1935). In the early 1930s, she joined Elizabeth Bishop, Mary McCarthy, and Eleanor Clark in founding a literary magazine that challenged the policies of the Vassar Review. (The two magazines later merged.)

A social activist, Rukeyser witnessed the Scottsboro trials (w..
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Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.
- Muriel Rukeyser
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