Saralyn R. Daly

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Saralyn Ruth Daly (born May 11, 1924, in Huntington, West Virginia) is an American writer and translator.


She earned a Ph.D from Ohio State University in English in 1950. The title of her doctoral dissertation was "The Historye of the patriarks".[1] After graduation she joined the faculty at Midwestern State University (then Midwestern University) in the early 1950s.

She was a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, 1962–1988 and is now Professor Emeritus.[2] During her tenure she received the outstanding professor award in the College of Arts and Letters at California State University, Los Angeles for the 1979-1980 academic year.[3] She was also a professor of Linguistics at Texas Tech University.[4]


She lives in Tujunga, California.[5]



Her work appears in A Shout in the Street, Beyond Baroque, Bywords, Descant, Epos, Western Humanities Review.


  • Juan Ruiz (1978). Anthony N. Zahareas, ed. Book of True Love. translated Saralyn R. Daly. Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 978-0-271-00523-2. 
  • In the Web (Fawcett Books, 1978)
  • Love's Joy, Love's Pain (Ballantine Books, 1983)



  1. ^ Daly, Saralyn Ruth. "OhioLINK ETD: Daly, Saralyn". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ "FAST NXT 4". Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  3. ^ "College of Arts & letters | CSULA". 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  4. ^ The world of spirits and ancestors in the art of western sub-Saharan Africa - Elizabeth Skidmore Sasser, Thomas Judson Sasser - Google Books. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  5. ^ "Saralyn R. Daly | Directory of Writers | Poets & Writers". 2008-08-20. Retrieved 2012-02-10.