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Jewish Women on the Map - Muriel Rukeyser plaque outside the New York Public Library

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Muriel Rukeyser plaque outside the New York Public Library
9 West 124th Street
New York, NY
United States

This plaque is located on a footpath outside the New York Public Library. The quote by poet Muriel Rukeyser reads: "The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." It is taken from her work "The Speed of Darkness."

Muriel Rukeyser was a challenging poet whose work mixed together radical politics and a spiritual quest. Learn more about her in This Week in History and Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia.

Photo by Paull Young.

Type: 
Official marker (memorial, statue, gravestone, plaque, etc.)
Rights: 
Creative Commons (attribution)

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Muriel Rukeyser plaque outside the New York Public Library." (Viewed on April 17, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/muriel-rukeyser-plaque-outside-new-york-public-library>.