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Charles Olson & Cid Corman Complete Correspondence, 1950-1964, Volume 1 by George Evans

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Published by National Poetry Foundation .
Written in English


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Number of Pages332
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Open LibraryOL8326089M
ISBN 100915032147
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A seminal figure in post-World War II literature, Charles Olson () has helped define the postmodern sensibility. His poetry is marked by an almost limitless range of interest and extraordinary depth of feeling. Olson's themes are among the largest conceivable: empowering love, political responsibility, historical discovery and cultural reckoning, the wisdom of dreams and the. The prose writings of Charles Olson (–) have had a far-reaching and continuing impact on post-World War II American poetics. Olson's theories, which made explicit the principles of his own poetics and those of the Black Mountain poets, were instrumental in defining the sense of the postmodern in poetry and form the basis of most postwar free Collected Prose brings together 3/5(1). Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Charles, Charles Olson & Cid Corman. Poor Old Tired Horse (P.O.T.H) Complete Set, 1 - 25 by Ian Hamilton Finlay (ed.) Pete Brown; Edwin Morgan, Anselm Hollo; Alan Riddell; Gael Turnbull; Lorine Niedecker.

Letters for Origin, by Charles Olson (Book); Stances & distances by Cid Corman (Book); Where to begin: selected letters of Cid Corman and Mike Doyle, by Cid Corman (Book). Charles Olson ( - ) In he began his association with Cid Corman and the magazine Origin, The third book of that sequence was posthumously arranged from his notes by his former students Charles Boer and George F. Butterick. Olson’s poetry is often elliptical and allusive, with a range that can include Sumerian myth. Volume 1, Issue 1 (Spring ), ed. Cid Corman I, Maximus, of Gloucester, to You Letter to Vincent Ferrini [tues nov 7 50] Grammar - a "book" The Distances (as Charles Olson) Letter, May 2, Issue 7 (), ed. Amiri Baraka, Hettie Cohen Theory of Society. About this Item: Dorchester, MA: Cid Corman, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st edition. VG+. 8vo, 64pp, stapled wrappers. The first issue of the first series of Cid Corman's important little magazine, featuring Charles Olson and a range of contemporary authors. Unmarked copy with light wear and toning. Not Signed. Seller Inventory # M

  [Charles Olson and Cid Corman: Complete Correspondence , Vol. I, ed. George Evans (Orono: National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, ) ]. They detail the emergence of a “new push,” to use Olson’s epithet, in American poetry, a push that Origin and Corman would help bring into existence and further. Later, he managed to obtain John Wieners's notes on Olson's a "Special View of History." Most notably, he wrote a long essay on Olson and the film Magnificent Obsession, making the case that Olson should "run for office." Eigner wrote to Corman that he found Olson's work to be more “natural than Pound,” who had “classical roots in form.”. The Poetry of Charles Olson: A Primer. Thomas F. Merrill. actually apparent attention become beginning Black Mountain body breath Brooks Adams called cause chapter Charles Olson Cid Corman collective conscious continuous course cultural dead direct discourse energy epic essay example existence experience fact Fall familiar feels field.   “The Despairs” might be the best of all of Cid Corman’s many books of poetry. (He is said to have written over seventy of them.) In later life, he lived in Kyoto for decades at a time and his poetry became inflected by Japanese syntax and form, so that most of his poems are short.5/5(1).