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Full Name: Muriel Rukeyser
Biography:
(1913-1980) Very political poet, journalist. Muriel Rukeyser was born in New York City. She attended the Fieldston schools and matriculated at Vassar. From 1930-1932, she attended Columbia University. She traveled to Alabama to cover the Scottsboro case. She was also involved with the International Labor Defense, worked for the "Daily Worker," went to Spain to cover the People's Olympiad, which was set up as an alternative to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
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1913 New York County
Muriel Rukeyser was born in New York City. 
1980 (Unknown) County
Muriel Rukeyser died in New York in 1980. 
1930 New York County
Rukeyser attended Columbia University in Manhattan, New York, from 1930 until 1932. 
1939 (Unknown) County
A Turning Wind
Collection of poetry. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Beast in View
Collection of poetry. 
1948 (Unknown) County
The Green Wave
(Pub: Garden City, New York: Doubleday. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry with Octavio Paz. 
1949 (Unknown) County
Elegies
 
1958 (Unknown) County
Body of Waking
(Pub: New York: Harper. ISBN: )
 
1968 (Unknown) County
The Speed of Darkness
(Pub: New York: Random House. ISBN: )
 
1973 (Unknown) County
Breaking Open
 
1976 (Unknown) County
The Gates: Poems
(Pub: New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: )
 
1962 (Unknown) County
Waterlily Fire: Poems, 1935-1962
(Pub: New York: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1935 (Unknown) County
Theory of Flight
(Pub: New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN: )
Foreword by Stephen Vincent Benet. 
? New York County
Rukeyser lived in Manhattan, New York. 
? Dutchess County
Rukeyser matriculated at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. 

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