Summer 1992 • Vol. XIV No. 3 NonfictionJuly 1, 1992 |

“A World That Will Hold All the People”: On Muriel Rukeyser

Our age demands truth and the passion to endure the suffering necessary to learn the truth.                                     KIM CHI HA For my people standing staring trying to fashion a better way from confusion, from hypocrisy and misunderstanding, trying to fashion a world that will hold all the people, all the faces . . .                          MARGARET WALKER, "For My People" "Eva!" he whispered. "Still you believed? You lived by it? These Things Shall Be?"                            TILLIE OLSEN, "Tell Me a Riddle" If we in the United States at the turn of the millenium lived bent to the exigencies of a place and time and literary culture other than our own, we might read critical assessments of, say, T.S. Eliot, like this: "In spite of his obsessive concern with personal

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