by George J. Dance


Sol Funaroff (1911-1942) was an American poet.[1]


Funaroff was the editor of the Franklin K. Lane High School magazine in 1929, and the College Student Review in 1932; poetry editor of the New Masses in 1933; of We Gather Strength in 1933, of Partisan Review in 1934, and of Dynamo, a Journal of Poetry in 1935; and associate editor of New Theatre Magazine in 1936.[2]

His poetry was published in Poetry, Scribner’s, Pagany, Nativity, and Left, and anthologized in A Quarto of Modern Literature, edited by Leonard Brown (Scribner's); An Anthology of Proletarian Literature (International Publishers); An American Sketch Book (Macmillan); A New Anthology of Modern Poetry edited by Selden Rodman (Random House), and This Generation, edited by Eda Lou Walton (Scott, Foresman & Co.).[2]


Funaroff was the founder of the Dynamo school of poetry.[2]


  • The Spider and the Clock: Poems. New York: International Publishers, 1938.
  • Exile from a Future Time: Posthumous poems. New York: Dynamo, 1943.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. "Sol Funaroff," Online Books Page, University of Pennsylvania,, Web, Jan. 8, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Urie Funaroff, "My Brother, Sol Funaroff", Modern American Poetry, University of Illinois,, Web, Jan. 8, 2012.
  3. Search results = au:Sol Funaroff, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Aug. 22, 2014.

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