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Elder Olson

AKA Elder James Olson

Born: 9-Mar-1909
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 25-Jul-1992
Location of death: Albuquerque, NM
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Critic, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Critics and Criticism

    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1938)
    Teacher: Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago
    Professor: University of Chicago (1942-)

Author of books:
Thing of Sorrow (1934, poetry)
Critics and Criticism (1952)
The Scarecrow Christ and Other Poems (1954, poetry)
Plays and Poems (1958)
Tragedy and the Theory of Drama (1961)
The Theory of Comedy (1968)
Olson's Penny Arcade (1975, poetry)
Last Poems (1984, poetry)

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