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annotated guide to The Maximus poems of Charles Olson

George F. Butterick

annotated guide to The Maximus poems of Charles Olson

by George F. Butterick

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olson, Charles, -- 1910-1970.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge F. Butterick.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 253 leaves.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16420497M

    The University of California Press has published several books of Olson's poetry, including The Maximus Poems (), The Collected Poems of Charles Olson (), and Selected Poems (), as well as Olson's Collected Prose (). Also available from California is A Guide to the Maximus Poems of Charles Olson by George F. Butterick ().   This complete edition of The Maximus Poems brings together the three volumes of Charles Olson's long poem in an authoritative version edited according to the highest standards of textual criticism. Read more. Customers also viewed these products. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Reviews:

    Charles Olson (27 December – 10 January ) was a second generation modern American poet who was a link between earlier figures such as Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams and the New American poets, which includes the New York School, the Black Mountain School, the Beat poets, and the San Francisco uently, many postmodern groups, such as the poets of the Children: Katherine, Charles Peter. A Guide to the Maximus Poems by CHARLES OLSON by George F. Butterick. Softcover poetry book published in by University of California Press. Scarce. pages. Good pre-owned condition; light wear; no handwriting. Very hard-to-find vintage book! Books will be packed securely for safe Rating: % positive.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Charles, Maximus poems. [s.l.]: Jargon/Corinth, © (OCoLC) Document Type.   The University of California Press has published several books of Olson's poetry, including The Maximus Poems (), The Collected Poems of Charles Olson (), and Selected Poems (), as well as Olson's Collected Prose (). Also available from California is A Guide to the Maximus Poems of Charles Olson by George F. Butterick ().


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Annotated guide to The Maximus poems of Charles Olson by George F. Butterick Download PDF EPUB FB2

George F. Butterick had a long familiarity with Olson's writings. He studied with the poet at the State University of New York at Buffalo, prepared the definitive Guide to "The Maximus Poems" of Charles Olson, and served as Curator of Literary Archives at the University of Connecticut (Storrs), which houses Charles Olson's by: A Guide to The Maximus Poems of Charles Olson George F.

Butterick Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson () 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.".

A Guide to the Maximus Poems of Charles Olson - George F. Butterick - Google Books. 00 Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson () was declared by.

Praised by his contemporaries and emulated by his successors, Charles Olson () 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 Formally similar to Ezra Pound's Cantos, the Maximus poems are, in Olson's words, "about a person and a place." The person, Maximus, represents Olson's alter ego, and is named after the second-century Maximus of Tyre, as well as a fourth-century Phoenician mystic, and may also refer to Olson's impressive stature (he was six feet seven inches tall).

The larger-than-life figure of Maximus is both Maximus of Tyre and Olson himself. This is one of my favorite things, and i have to touch base with it This is Olson's heroic long poem in tribute to Gloucester, Massachusetts and to the people who lived there in which he tells much of its history as a fishing port, even going back to its place in annotated guide to The Maximus poems of Charles Olson book.

by Charles Olson. In Cold Hell, in Thicket. by Charles Olson. The Maximus Poems, IV, V, VI. by Charles Olson. As the Dead Prey upon Us. by Charles Olson. The Distances.

by Charles Olson. Large Paperback. Condition: Near Fine Plus. First Edition, First Printing. Large format, 8 1/2" x 11", pages including index.

Complete edition of Olson's Maximus Poems, begun in and completed shortly before his death in Extremely heavy and probably will require extra postage. Seller Inventory # George Butterick was of the opinion that the poem was written “as a letter to Vincent Ferrini” (A Guide to the Maximus Poems p.

Olson himself confirmed that opinion in a letter of 2 July to Ferrini (Origin I p. 61) when he said that Ferrini had “invoked” the poem from him. The Collected Poems of Charles Olson: Excluding the Maximus Poems by Olson, Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Guide to The Maximus Poems of Charles Olson book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Praised by his contemporaries and emulated b /5(25). About the Author. George F. Butterick had a long familiarity with Olson's writings. He studied with the poet at the State University of New York at Buffalo, prepared the definitive Guide to "The Maximus Poems" of Charles Olson, and served as Curator of Literary Archives at the University of Connecticut (Storrs), which houses Charles Olson's papers.

In and About the Maximus Poems i The Maximus Poems a good year. The Maximus Poems appeared in the summer, in Stuttgart, thanks to Jonathan Williams, a student of Olson's at Black Moun tain; In Cold Hell, In Thicket preceded it, the fullest early collection of.

This work brings together the three volumes of Olson's long poem (originally published inand respectively) in one book. From the Back Cover This complete edition of The Maximus Poems brings together the three volumes of Charles Olson's long poem in an authoritative version edited according to the highest standards of textual Reviews: Charles Olson and the Maximus Poems.

There are only a few contenders for the greatest long poem in English of the 20th century and Maximus is one of them, along with David Jones' The Anathemata, his In Parenthesis and Pound's The Cantos.I'm now going to try and justify this claim with a mix of personal ramblings and extracts from this sprawling monster.

George F. Butterick had a long familiarity with Olson's writings. He studied with the poet at the State University of New York at Buffalo, prepared the definitive Guide to "The Maximus Poems" of Charles Olson, and served as Curator of Literary Archives at the University of Connecticut (Storrs), which houses Charles Olson's papers.

show more. All of the Following were written by students and reflected their reading of Charles Olson's Maximus Poems. The entries correlate with page numbers. Individual authors are discernible for each entry.

You may also wish to check out individual essays on the entire Maixmus poems under the heading: Students' Guide to the Complete Maximus Poems. 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.

George F. Butterick was the editor of the complete Maximus Poems and author of A Guide to the Maximus Poems (California, ). He served as Curator of the Literary Archives at the University of Connecticut, which houses Charles Olson's by: Maximus, To Himself poem by Charles Olson.

I have had to learn the simplest thingslast. Which made for at sea I was slow to get the hand out or to cross. Page. Charles Olson was an innovative poet and essayist whose work influenced numerous other writers during the s and s. In his influential essay on projective (or open) verse, Olson asserts that "a poem is energy transferred from where the poet got it (he will have.Berkeley: University of California, Large format, 8 1/2" x 11", pages including index.

Complete edition of Olson's Maximus Poems, begun in and completed shortly before his death in Extremely heavy and probably will require extra postage. .30 The Maximus Poems, p 31 The Maximus Poems, p 32 Mysterium Coniunctionis, p 33 The Maximus Poems, p 34 The Maximus Poems, p In the final pages of the poem, Olson admits “it does take a mole to join Gloucester to the Nation,35” thus presenting the cutting mole not as a divider but a unifier.