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Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life

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Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life - Clark, Tom

An incandescent biography of the inventor of "projective" verse, this comprehensive portrait distinguishes the convivial, bluff public figure from the tormented inner man. A lapsed Catholic, Olson (1910-1970) turned to Sumerian myths, Mayan legends and Islamic mysticism for cosmic insights that would inform poems of cyclic sweep. Torn by ... Read More

Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life 2000, North Atlantic Books

ISBN-13: 9781556433429

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Charles Olson: The Allegory of a Poet's Life 1991, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393029581

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