Muriel Rukeyser:Poems


Rukeyser's original collections of poetry
  • Theory of Flight. Foreword by Stephen Vincent Benet. New Haven: Yale Uni. Press, 1935. Won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1935.
  • U.S. 1 : Poems. 1938.
  • A Turning Wind : Poems. 1939.
  • Wake Island. 1942.
  • Beast in View. 1944.
  • The Green Wave : Poems. (with Octavio Paz) Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1948.
  • Elegies. 1949.
  • Selected Poems. 1951.
  • Body of Waking : Poems. NY: Harper, 1958.
  • Waterlily Fire: Poems 1935-1962. NY: Macmillan, 1962.
  • The Outer Banks. (Sea poetry). Santa Barbara CA: Unicorn, 1967.
  • The Speed of Darkness : Poems. NY: Random House, 1968.
  • 29 Poems. 1972.
  • Breaking Open : New Poems. 1973.
  • The Gates: Poems. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1976.
Fiction by Rukeyser
  • Savage Coast : A Novel
Plays by Rukeyser
  • Houdini. 1973.
Children's books
  • Come Back, Paul (children's play)
  • I Go Out (1962 children's picture book)
  • Bubbles (1967 children's picture book)
  • Mazes (1970 children's picture book/poem)
  • More Night (1981 children's picture book)
Memoir by Rukeyser
  • The Orgy: An Irish Journey of Passion and Transformation. (1965) Paris Press; reprint (1997) ISBN 0-9638183-2-5
Works of criticism by Rukeyser
  • The Life of Poetry. NY: Current Books, 1949. 1974. Paris Press; reprint (1996) ISBN 0-9638183-3-3
Biographies by Rukeyser
  • Willard Gibbs: American Genius, 1942. Reprinted by the Ox Bow Press, Woodbridge CT. Biography of Josiah Willard Gibbs, physicist.
  • One Life. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Biography of Wendell Willkie.
  • The Traces of Thomas Hariot. NY: Random House, 1971. Biography of Thomas Hariot.
  • Houdini: A Verse Drama To Be Spoken or Sung (aka: Houdini: A Musical)
Rukeyser's translations
  • Early poems, 1935-1955. Octavio Paz. Translated from the Spanish by Muriel Rukeyser et al. NY: New Directions Pub. Corp., 1973.
Edited collections of Rukeyser's works
  • The collected poems. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1978.
  • Out of silence: selected poems. edited by Kate Daniels. Evanston IL: TriQuarterly Books, Northwestern University; Oak Park, IL: Distributed by ILPA, 1992.
  • A Muriel Rukeyser Reader. W W Norton.
  • The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
Other works by Rukeyser
  • The Colors of the Day: A Celebration of the Vassar Centennial (1961)

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