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Olson, Charles 1910-1970

Overview
Works: 1,043 works in 1,804 publications in 5 languages and 43,537 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Biography  Literature  History 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Performer, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PS3529.L655, 811.54
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American poetry : the twentieth century by Library of America (Firm)( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Call me Ishmael by Charles Olson( Book )

56 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of Charles Olson : excluding the Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information accompanies Olson's poems about myths, mortality, language, love, nature, marriage, music, and time
The Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maximus Poems is one of the high achievements of twentieth-century American letters and an essential poem in the postmodern canon. It stands out, in Hayden Carruth's words, as "a huge and truly angelic effort," matching the dimensions of its hero's name and returning poetry to its Homeric and Hesiodic scope. This complete edition of The Maximus Poems brings together the three volumes of Charles Olson's long poem (originally published in 1960, 1968, and 1975, and long out of print) in an authoritative version edited according to the highest standards of textual criticism. Errors in the previous editions have been corrected, twenty-nine new poems added, and the sequence of the final poems modified in the light of the editor's research among the poet's papers. --University of California Press
Collected prose by Charles Olson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist of morning by Charles Olson( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The distances; poems by Charles Olson( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1961 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters for Origin, 1950-1956 by Charles Olson( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human universe, and other essays by Charles Olson( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was Gloucester, with its richness of history and human use, that provided the ground of The Maximus Poems, begun as letters some years before and which over the next two decades grew into a masterwork of epic dimensions
Maximus poems IV, V, VI by Charles Olson( Book )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nation of nothing but poetry : supplementary poems by Charles Olson( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan letters by Charles Olson( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maximus poems, volume three by Charles Olson( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fiery hunt and other plays by Charles Olson( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Additional prose: A bibliography on America, Proprioception & other notes & essays by Charles Olson( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry and truth; the Beloit lectures and poems by Charles Olson( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special view of history by Charles Olson( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In love, in sorrow : the complete correspondence of Charles Olson and Edward Dahlberg by Charles Olson( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Olson & Ezra Pound : an encounter at St. Elizabeths by Charles Olson( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Carolus Olson

Charles Olson Amerikaans dichter (1910-1970)

Charles Olson amerikansk poet

Charles Olson poeta statunitense

Charles Olson US-amerikanischer Dichter

Olson, Charles

Olson, Charles 1910-1970

Olson, Charles F.

چارلز اولسون شاعر آمریکایی

オルスン, チャールズ

Languages
English (333)

French (5)

Spanish (5)

Swedish (2)

German (1)

Covers
Call me IshmaelThe collected poems of Charles Olson : excluding the Maximus poemsThe Maximus poemsCollected proseSelected poemsA nation of nothing but poetry : supplementary poemsThe fiery hunt and other plays