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Author: Charles Olson; Ralph Maud
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
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"In this volume, edited and annotated by Ralph Maud, we see Olson at the height of his powers and also at his most human. The nearly two hundred letters, selected from a known three thousand, demonstrate the wide range of Olson's interests and the depth of his concern for the future. As we read through the letters, which span the years from 1931, when Olson was an undergraduate in college, to his death in 1970, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Correspondance
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Olson, Charles, 1910-1970.
Selected letters.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000
(DLC) 99048424
(OCoLC)42475707
Named Person: Charles Olson; Charles Olson; Charles Olson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Olson; Ralph Maud
ISBN: 9780520918009 0520918002 0585391181 9780585391182 0520205804 9780520205802
OCLC Number: 49570140
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxix, 493 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Library Sources for the Charles Olson Letters in This Volume --
A Chronology of Charles Olson's Life and Correspondence --
To Charles Joseph Olson (1931) --
To the Rhodes Scholarship Committee (1931) --
To Wilbert Snow (1932) --
To John Finch (1935) --
To Barbara Denny (1936) --
To Anne Bosshard (1936) --
To Dorothy Norman (1938-1939) --
To F.O. Matthiessen (1939) --
To Carl Van Doren and Van Wyck Brooks (1940) --
To Waldo Frank (1940) --
To Constance Wilcock (1941) --
To Homer and Viola Barrett (1941) --
To the Office of Strategic Services (1942) --
To Alfred Stieglitz (1945) --
To Malcolm Cowley (1945) --
To Oscar Lange (1945) --
To William H. Tripp (1945) --
To Winfred Overholser and Mary Rudge (1946) --
To Robert Hannegan (1946) --
To Ezra Pound (1946) --
To Adam Kulikowski (1946) --
To Ruth Benedict (1946) --
To John Berryman (1947) --
To Harvey Breit (1947) --
To Eleanor and Harry Metcalf (1947) --
To Douglas Fox (1947) --
To Edward Dahlberg (1947) --
To Monroe Engel (1947) --
To Muriel Rukeyser (1947) --
To the Guggenheim Foundation (1948) --
To Ezra Pound (1948) --
To the Western Playing Card Company (1948) --
To Edward Dahlberg and Caresse Crosby (1948) --
To Henry Murray (1948) --
To Josef Albers (1948) --
To Caresse Crosby and Robert Payne (1949) --
To Kitue Kitasono (1949) --
To Albert Erskine (1949) --
To Ben Shahn (1949) --
To Michael Lekakis (1949) --
To Ray B. West (1950) --
To Vincent Ferrini (1950) --
To Robert Creeley (1950) --
To Jay Leyda (1950) --
To Robert Giroux (1950) --
To Frances Boldereff (1950).
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Charles Olson ; edited by Ralph Maud.

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This collection of nearly 200 of Charles Olson's letters, span his years from undergraduate, to his death. They show that for Olson, letters were a vehicle for exploratory thought and he emerges as a  Read more...

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"With "Selected Letters, Maud continues the superb work he has already done on Olson in two critical works and as coeditor of the Olson/Boldereff correspondence."--"Artforum

 
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