Charles Olson: February 21, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Charles Olson reading from The Maximus Poems and other works.

Originally Recorded By
The Poetry Center
Location
San Francisco Museum of Art
Date
02/21/1957
Total Run Time
00:43:21
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  • Opening remarks (00:00)
  • "I, Maximus of Gloucester, to You" (0:21)
  • "The Songs of Maximus, Song 1" (04:42)
  • "Letter 7" (08:15)
  • "Letter 10" (14:29)
  • "Letter 14" (18:35)
  • Remarks on "Letter 15" (25:25)
  • "Letter 15" (26:18)
  • Audio cuts out (30:45)
  • "The Twist" (31:09)
  • Remarks on a poem not included in The Maximus Poems (34:52)
  • "Second Century Song" (35:06)
  • Remarks on Civil War poem (35:25)
  • "Anecdotes of the Late War" (35:41)
  • Remarks on "The Loves of Anat, I" series (36:12)
  • "The Loves of Anat, I" (36:29)
  • Remarks on "O'Ryan 2-4-6-8-10" (36:51)
  • "O'Ryan 2" (37:09)
  • "O'Ryan 4" (38:02)
  • "O'Ryan 6" (38:39)
  • "O'Ryan 8" (39:16)
  • "O'Ryan 10" (39:38)
  • Applause and closing remarks with audience (40:22)

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