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Image for Maximus Poems IV, V, VI [with] Cape Goliard Broadside Advertisement

Maximus Poems IV, V, VI [with] Cape Goliard Broadside Advertisement

By: Olson, Charles

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Cape Goliard Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2262851

Condition: Good


First paperback printing, offset from the limited casebound edition and bound in printed wrappers. Cape Goliard Press broadside advertisement laid in. Wrappers toned and lightly stained. 1968 Trade Paperback. Unpaginated. Charles Olson, a second generation American modernist poet, was credited with bridging the gap between such authors as Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, and New American poets such as the New York School, Black Mountain School, Beats, and the San Francisco Renaissance. View more info

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The Collected Poems of Charles Olson, Excluding the Maximus Poems

By: Olson, Charles; Butterick, George F.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2281568

ISBN: 0520057643

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. A few pages lightly smudged, jacket toned and lightly rubbed, faint crease on front jacket flap. 1987 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 675, [1] pp. Edited, with an introduction, by George F. Butterick. Charles Olson, a second generation American modernist poet, was credited with bridging the gap between such authors as Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams, and New American poets such as the New York School, Black Mountain School, Beats, and the San Francisco Renaissance. A seminal figure in post-World War II literature, Charles Olson has helped define the postmodern sensibility. His poetry i... View more info

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Letters for Origin, 1950-1956

By: Olson, Charles; Glover, Albert; Tytell, John

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Paragon House: 1989

Seller ID: 2296346

ISBN: 1557781117

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. x, 141 pp. ...letters from the influential American poet, Charles Olson, to Cid Carman, the founding editor of Origin. The longest lived contemporary magazine... it was Olson's literary advice... which helped make Origin the most important magazine of its time, one that published more major postwar poets than any other journal. These letters from the founding father of the Black Mountain movement to his editor Cid Carman represent an historical recor of that new force in American poetry, its philosophy and its principles. The letters are sprinkled with intere... View more info

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Charles Olson and Ezra Pound: An Encounter at St. Elizabeths

By: Olson, Charles; Seelye, Catherine

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Paragon House: 1991

Seller ID: 2296345

ISBN: 1557783454

Condition: Good


Ink underlining. 1991 Trade Paperback. xxvi, 147 pp. Seelye tells us that Olson intended to publish the account of his historic 1946 encounter with Pound--just after his conviction as a traitor and incarceration at St. Elizabeth's--after the older poet's death. But Olson's death was to precede Pound's by two years, and his unpublished work (including the soon-to-appear third volume of the Maximus poems) is only now becoming available. This brief diary--mostly in the form of poems and ten prose cantos--is exciting on many levels. Olson was Pound's first visitor and recognized his obligation to ... View more info