Elegies

By Muriel Rukeyser


“Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest.” — Muriel Rukeyser, “Elegy in Joy”First published by New Directions in 1949, Muriel Rukeyser’s Elegies were written over a seven years period the end of the Spanish Civil War, World War II, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the beginnings of the Cold War. Both and homage to Rilke’s Duino E…


Published date: September 24, 2013
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction, Poetry

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Haven’t read a book in weeks. I’ve finally started to write again. One of project is on Umm Kalthoum and poetry. Reading this makes me love Muriel Rukeyser even more than I do already. She dedicated it to Otto Bloch.I’m obsessed w/their love at the start of the Spanish Civil War.