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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