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Charles Olson

Poet (27-Dec-1910 — 10-Jan-1970)


Brian Conniff. The Lyric and Modern Poetry: Olson, Creeley, Bunting. New York: Peter Lang. 1988. 212pp.

Joon-Hwan Kim. Out of the Western Box: Towards a Multicultural Poetics in the Poetry of Ezra Pound and Charles Olson. Peter Lang. 2003. 280pp.

Libbie Rifkin. Career Moves: Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan and the American Avant-Garde. University of Wisconsin Press. 2000. 172pp.


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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.567)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.181)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.557)

  9. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.741)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.754)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.546)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.377)

  13. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.238)

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