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Published by Grossman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

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Continues the author"s Maximus poems IV, V, VI, which was published in 1968 as a continuation of The Maximus poems, published in 1960.

StatementCharles Olson ; edited by Charles Boer and George F. Butterick.
LC ClassificationsPS3529.L655 M3 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5046309M
ISBN 100670006114
LC Control Number74006655

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Maximus Poems, (Volume Three) by Olson, Charles Seller J. Hood, Booksellers, inc. Published Condition Some sun fading to the cover and spine else very good plus condition with text clean and binding sound ISBN Item Price $. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Charles, Maximus poems, volume three. New York: Grossman Publishers, Complete summary of Charles Olson's The Maximus Poems, Volume 3. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Maximus Poems, Volume 3. The Maximus Poems are divided into three volumes, meant to be read as a long, single poem--Olson refers to it as such. The collection includes "Maximus to Himself" and "Maximus to Gloucester," a series of poems to the town that were printed in the local newspaper.

The Maximus poems --Maximus poems IV, V, VI --The Maximus poems, volume three --Editor's afterword --Alternate and questionable readings in Volume three --Index of poems. The remnants can be found in his first book of poems, "In Cold Hell, In Thicket" which was published around the same time as the first ten Maximus poems. If, like me, you are an American Humanist, a student of Whitman, you wonder what's the great American poetry of the 20th century, and you really have no stomach for fascists and other elitists Cited by: 00 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 , , and ) in an authoritative version. Following the chronology of the original publication of The Maximus Poems, George F. Butterick, the editor of this meticulous, updated text, arranges the book in the following sections: The.

I had all three volumes that make up this book but was glad to get them all in one volume (I gave my old copies to a friend). I cannot sell this to anyone except to say that O's work has been influential for me, and Maximus is a great part of that influence/5(35). The Maximus Poems, Volume I was published in , Maximus Poems IV, V, VI in and the last one in the series The Maximus Poems: Volume Three was published posthumously. Now all the three volumes are available in a single book, The Maximus Poems () edited by George F. Butterick. Initially, the poems began as a sequence of ‘letters. 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. Descrizione: Jargon / Corinth Books, New York, Third printing. Softcover. pages. Published as Jargon A collection of poems by Olson dedicated to Robert Creeley. An about very good copy in wrappers with some foxing to the page edges, toning to the edges, and some wear to the spine.