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Olson, Charles 1910-1970

Overview
Works: 997 works in 1,968 publications in 5 languages and 44,479 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Biography  Literature  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Former owner, Performer, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PS3529.L655, 811.54
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Most widely held works about Charles Olson
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Olson
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,357 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 )

78 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

75 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson (1910-1970) 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 1960, 1968, and 1975) in an authoritative version
The collected poems of Charles Olson : excluding the Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist of morning by Charles Olson( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The distances; poems by Charles Olson( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maximus poems IV, V, VI by Charles Olson( Book )

15 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together these poems demonstrate Olson's genius and grace, a poet as at home in Gloucester as in the cosmos, a reckoner with dreams and myths, and "Western man at the limit of himself."
Human universe, and other essays by Charles Olson( Book )

14 editions published between 1867 and 1967 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan letters by Charles Olson( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special view of history by Charles Olson( Book )

8 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 )

5 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 )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Carolus Olson

Charles Olson Amerikaans dichter (1910-1970)

Charles Olson amerikansk poet

Charles Olson écrivain américain

Charles Olson escritor estadounidense

Charles Olson poeta statunitense

Charles Olson US-amerikanischer Dichter

Olson, Charles

Olson, Charles 1910-1970

Olson, Charles F.

צ'ארלס אולסון סופר אמריקאי

چارلز اولسون شاعر آمریکایی

オルスン, チャールズ

チャールズ・オルソン

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