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Olson, Charles 1910-1970

Overview
Works: 986 works in 1,951 publications in 5 languages and 44,352 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Biography  Literature  History 
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 2,352 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 )

82 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maximus poems by Charles Olson( Book )

69 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,368 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 999 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 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist of morning by Charles Olson( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The distances; poems by Charles Olson( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 544 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 523 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 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1867 and 1967 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Robert Creeley( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Included are paradigmatic early works like "The Kingfishers," which Guy Davenport called "the most modern of American poems, the most energetically influential text in the last thirty-five years," as well as familiar pieces from Maximus like "Maximus, to Gloucester" and "Celestial Evening." Also represented are less known poems, such as "The chain of memory is resurrection" and "The Lamp," works that reveal a more personal side of this major American poet
A nation of nothing but poetry : supplementary poems by Charles Olson( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 405 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

Mayan letters by Charles Olson( Book )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 345 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 345 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 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special view of history by Charles Olson( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 299 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 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proprioception by Charles Olson( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Olson & Robert Creeley : the complete correspondence by Charles Olson( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 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 playsCharles Olson & Robert Creeley : the complete correspondence