Charles Olson

Charles Olson (1910-1970) was a second generation modernist poet and scholar who lived and worked in America. His essays on verse are credited as having greatly influenced postmodernism as a genre. He believed that poetry should be a medium for discourse between the poet and nature. His correspondence with other poets, namely his mentor Edward Dahlberg, among his popular publications. He did not choose to describe himself as a poet, but instead, as an “archeologist of morning.”

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