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Charles Olson

the scholar"s art

by Robert Von Hallberg

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 -- Aesthetics,
  • Poetics -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert von Hallberg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3529.L655 Z9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717777M
    ISBN 100674111303
    LC Control Number78004464

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This is an excellent biography of Charles Olson who has the magnificent verbal and intellectual expansiveness of Coleridge with all that implies of obsession, appetite and addiction.

Olson's astonishing persona parades through the mid twentieth-century reflecting and refracting the times with all its sexism, mytho-mania and social by: Today Charles Olson is best known as a modernist poet, his most noted work being "The Maximus Poems".

He became captivated with Melville and "Moby-Dick" while in college and he wrote his M.A. thesis about Melville. Through his scholarly work he gained access to a number of books from Melville's personal library, including, notably, the set of Cited by: The prose writings of Charles Olson (–) have had a far-reaching and continuing impact on post-World War II American poetics.

Olson's theories, which made explicit the principles of his own poetics and those of the Black Mountain poets, were instrumental in defining the sense of the postmodern in poetry and form the basis of most postwar free Collected Prose brings together 3/5(1).

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Charles Olson was an innovative poet and essayist whose work influenced numerous other writers during the s and s. In his influential essay on projective (or open) verse, Olson asserts that "a poem is energy transferred from Charles Olson book the poet got it (he will have some several causations), by way of the poem itself to, all the way over to, the reader.

“Staying Open, Charles Olson’s Sources and Influences” investigates the inter-disciplinary influences on the work of the mid-Century American poet, Charles Olson. This edited collection of essays covers Olson’s diverse non-literary interests, including his engagement with the music of John Cage and Pierre Boulez, his interests in abstract expressionism, and his readings of philosopher Author: Joshua S.

Hoeynck. by Charles Olson. In Cold Hell, in Thicket. by Charles Olson. The Maximus Poems, IV, V, VI. by Charles Olson. As the Dead Prey upon Us. by Charles Olson. The Distances. by Charles Olson. Popular. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Charles Olson books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. View the profiles of people named Charles Olson. Join Facebook to connect with Charles Olson and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. Charles Olson was an innovative poet and essayist whose work influenced numerous other writers during the s and s.

In his influential essay on projective (or open) verse, Olson asserts that "a poem is energy transferred from where the poet got it (he will have. Charles Olson, in full Charles John Olson, (born Dec.

27,Worcester, Mass., U.S.—died Jan. 10,New York, N.Y.), American poet and literary theorist, widely credited with first using the term postmodern in discussing American poetry and known for his association with the Black Mountain poets and for his influence on the generation of American poets who emerged after World War II.

A seminal figure in post-World War II literature, Charles Olson () has helped define the postmodern sensibility. His poetry is marked by an almost limitless range of interest and extraordinary depth of feeling.

Olson's themes are among the largest conceivable: empowering love, political responsibility, historical discovery and cultural reckoning, the wisdom of dreams and the. Get this from a library.

Charles Olson. [Enikő Bollobás] -- The publication of his essay "Projective Verse" marked the emergence of Charles Olson () as a dynamic leader of avant-garde poetry in America. His poetry and essays--including "Human.

Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson () was declared by William Carlos Williams to be a major poet with a sweep of understanding of the world, a feeling for other men that staggers me.

This complete edition brings together the three volumes of Olson's long poem (originally published in, and ) in an authoritative version.

Donald Allen was a longtime friend, editor, and publisher of Charles Olson. He has also edited The New American Poetry, –, The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara, and the writings of Lew Welch. He is currently CEO of Grey Fox Press in San Francisco. Benjamin Friedlander is the author of several books of poetry and editor of Area Lights Heights: Writings – by Larry : University of California Press.

For Charles Olson, letters were not only a daily means of communication with friends but were at the same time a vehicle for exploratory thought.

In fact, many of Olson's finest works, including Projective Verse and the Maximus Poems, were formulated as letters. Olson's letters are important to an understanding of his definition of the postmodern, and through the play of mind.

Charles Olson & Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence: Volume 9 (Charles Olson and Robert Creeley) ISBN () Hardcover, Black Sparrow Press,   Charles Olson (), an avant garde poet, literary critic, and literary theorist, is the author of The Maximus Poems, The Distances, The Human Universe and Other Essays, and In Price: $ Charles Olson (27 December - 10 January ) was an American poet.

Olson was a 2nd generation modernist poet whose work is a link between that of earlier figures like Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, and the New American poets (which includes the New York School, the Black Mountain School, the Beat poets, and the San Francisco Renaissance).

Consequently, many. Charles Olson () was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. His first career was in politics, but he soon turned to writing and by the late Forties his work had received major attention.

He was writing teacher and then rector at Black Mountain College, where Robert Creeley came to teach as well.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Charles, Charles Olson.

Athens, Ohio, Printed by Lawhead Press, ] (OCoLC)Charles Olson (), described by William Carlos Williams as “a major poet with a sweep of understanding of the world” and who, as Joel Oppenheimer once wrote, “brought two generations to life,” stood as a bridge between the first leaders of the modern movement, such as Pound and Stein, and some of the most important later innovators (Denise Levertov acclaimed his work.