Poet to Publisher: Charles Olson's Correspondence With Donald Allen by Charles OlsonPoet to Publisher: Charles Olson's Correspondence With Donald Allen by Charles Olson

Poet to Publisher: Charles Olson's Correspondence With Donald Allen

byCharles Olson, Donald AllenEditorRalph Maud

Paperback | March 15, 2005

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Donald M. Allen's anthology The New American Poetry, published by Grove Press / Evergreen in the U.S.A. and the U.K., burst onto the literary scene in 1960 to become the single most important and influential book of poetry in the English language published in the second half of the 20th century.Conceived originally as a collection intended to augment the anthologies of the 1950s with the work of American poets whose careers had flourished since the Second World War, it became, through the influence of Charles Olson (Donald Allen was his editor at Grove Press), a radical and revolutionary manifesto that echoed around the world.spanning the period from the modernists through the poets of Origin and The Black Mountain Review, the San Francisco Renaissance, the Beat Generation, the New York poets of the Poet's Theatre, to the first mapping and performance of a new poetry and poetics from the racial, sexual, aboriginal and cultural margins of a formerly Euro-centric and chauvinist poetry, The New American Poetry became as liberating a movement in writing and letters worldwide as abstract expressionism has been in the visual arts, and as jazz has been in music. Poet to Publisher: Charles Olson's Correspondence with Donald Allen tells the story of how that happened.
Ralph Maud Ralph Maud is the author of Charles Olson Reading (1996) and the editor of The Selected Letters of Charles Olson (2000.) He has edited much of Dylan Thomas's work, including The Notebook Poems 1930?1934 and The Broadcasts, and is co-editor, with Walford Davies, of Dylan Thomas: The Collected Poems, 1934?195...
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Title:Poet to Publisher: Charles Olson's Correspondence With Donald AllenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.45 inPublished:March 15, 2005Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889224862

ISBN - 13:9780889224865

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