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2 edition of Maximus, from Dogtown--I found in the catalog.

Maximus, from Dogtown--I

Charles Olson

Maximus, from Dogtown--I

by Charles Olson

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Published by Auerhahn in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCharles Olson ; with a foreword by Michael McClure.
ContributionsAuerhahn Press., Press Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3529.L655 M27 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination[13] p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2476200M
LC Control Number87208061

Origin I - Charles Olson - Maximus - Spring - Robert Creeley. $ Leaf Greg Olson > Leaf Greg Olson $ Donruss Gregg Olson > Donruss Gregg Olson $ Skybox Premium Gregg > Skybox Premium Gregg Olson $ Upper Deck Gregg >. Later history of witches in Gloucester revolve around Dogtown. In the book, In the Heart of Cape Ann, Charles Mann described Gloucester’s Dogtown as “practically the only ruined city in America.” By then Dogtown legends persisted about “witches” like Tammy Younger (died ), her aunt Luce George, Peg Wesson, and Judy Rhines.

  RON SILLIMAN has written and edited 40 books, and had his poetry and criticism translated into 16 languages. Silliman was a Kelly Writers House Fellow, the recipient of the Levinson Prize from the Poetry Foundation, a Literary Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fellow of the Pennsylvania Arts Council, and a Pew Fellow in the Arts. Carol Weston peered through her round magnifying glass to read a very short section (II, 2) of the long "Maximus from Dogtown - I". Then the trek past abandoned fish processing plants (also under contention as developers & citizens fight over its future use) to the working class neighborhood of Fort Square, looking out over the harbor, Ten.

30wx40h Designer. 30wx40h Designer Foliage I By Norm Olson - Leaves Foliage - Choices Of Canvas. $ "So 'Maximus, from Dogtown - I' really changed my life," Sanders said. "It was such a marvelous poem." After college, Sanders stayed in New York City, where he opened the Peace Eye Bookstore.


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Maximus, from Dogtown--I by Charles Olson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maximus, from Dogtown - I book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Poetry/5. Sometimes Maximus seems to represent all of Gloucester, and at other times, all of humankind.

Letter 7, part 2 of “Maximus, to Gloucester” is inspired by Whale’s Jaw, Dogtown’s most famous glacial erratic and includes references to Dogtown poets Marsden Hartley and Vincent Ferrini.

The lengthy “Maximus, from Dogtown – I” centers. Maximus, From Dogtown - I. San Francisco: The Auerhahn Press, 4to. [16] pages. Sewn as issued in printed wrappers. A very good copy with toning and a few short nicks/tears to the edges of the wrappers.

Item # FIRST EDITION, one of copies printed by Andrew Hoyem and Dave Haselwood at The Auerhahn Press. PRESENTATION COPY. Maximus from Dogtown--II was published in in Paris review, X, 37 (Spring ), Maximus.

Butterick & Glover C (also C for its appearance under title "December 5, "). Charles Maximus "Maximus, to Gloucester: letter 7, part 2" inspired by Whale's Jaw Charles Olson 's " Maximus, from Dogtown– I " based on the legend of John Merry Read. This book brings to light a forgotten place that has a cursed and rich history of colonial New England.

The book alternates between a grisly murder in of a resident and historical accounts of how Dogtown came into existence, was a real settlement, became a haven for widows, outcasts and witches and was ultimately abandoned/5(). In "Maximus, From Dogtown-I," Olson reworks Hesiod's tale of Gaia and encircling Okeanos in juxtaposition with his own account of the local lore of Dogtown, the "WATERED ROCK".

Merrill, for his part, proposes to tell an "old, exalted" story, the "incarnation and withdrawal of / A god". In his masque-like poem, Merrill introduces his own. Charles Olson, The Maximus Poems from Book I: “I, Maximus” (pp. ), “Letter, May 2, ” () from Book II: “Maximus, from Dogtown-I” () from Book III: “I have been an ability—a machine ” (), “I’m going to hate to leave this earthly Paradise.” ().

November: Olson receives Gloucester visitors Michael McClure, Philip Whalen, LeRoi Jones, Donald Allen and David Cummings, tours the Dogtown area of Gloucester, then writes “Maximus from Dogtown—I;” it is published in by the Auerhahn Society, San Francisco. Charles Olson was an innovative poet and essayist whose work influenced numerous other writers during the s and s.

In his influential essay on projective (or open) verse, Olson asserts that "a poem is energy transferred from where the poet got it (he will have some several causations), by way of the poem itself to, all the way over to, the reader.

The opening lines of “Maximus, From Dogtown — I” have this too, and there are related movements (“Of the Parsonses,” & “Maximus, at the Harbor”) which persuade one all over again of the man speaking to men, the image of the most exact freedom to be gained, now, from the sustained sequence of full-grown poetic speech, and from.

Charles Olson - $1, Charles Olson Maximus From Dogtown I Signed 1st Edition Charles Olson - $1, Charles Olson Alfred Stieglitz Twice Year Volume I Number 1 Through Volume 1st. 30wx40h Designer - $ 30wx40h Designer Foliage I By Norm Olson - Leaves Foliage.

two books of his Gloucester epic, The Maximus Poems, published between andHartley also figures, prompting one to ask how Olson came initially to Marsden Hartley and what Hartley meant to Olson.

But first, let me sketch in some background necessary for an understanding of Hartley as a poet and the nature of his attraction to Dogtown.

I do know Oppen, and though some of my friends thought his review of The Distances and Maximus from Dogtown (together, Poetry, along with Ginsberg and, I think it was, Harvey Shapiro) was the old business of measuring me by Pound, and I thought to myself he raced his motor on Maximus from Dogtown, I thought his picking The Savages for a voice.

Tennessee Craftsman or Masonic Textbook. This book is the 2nd reprint of the sixth edition. Inside cover says that it is prepared by the Board of Custodians. This book relays all details of the Masons.

Book is approximately 6 inches by 4 inches. pages in length with all pages intact. Printed by Ambrose in Nashville, TN. Posted with. In "Maximus, From Dogtown-I," Olson models his account of the local lore of Dogtown, the "WATERED ROCK," on Hesiod's tale of Gaia and encircling Okeanos.

Merrill, for his part, proposes to tell an "old, exalted" story, the "incarnation and withdrawal of / A god.". Charles Olson Maximus From Dogtown I Signed 1st Edition $1, Charles Olson.

Charles Olson Alfred Stieglitz Twice Year Volume I Number 1 Through Volume 1st. $1, 30wx40h Designer. 30wx40h Designer Foliage I By Norm Olson - Leaves Foliage - Choices Of Canvas. $ --Maximus, to himself --The Twist --a Plantation a beginning --Maximus, to Gloucester --Some Good News --John Burke --April Today Main Street --MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN --I --Maximus to Gloucester, Letter 27 [withheld] --Maximus Letter # whatever --Maximus, at the Harbor --A Later Note on Letter # 15 --CHRONICLES --THE GULF OF MAINE --"And now let.

Wild Dog 3 - Magazine poetry Charles Olson, Loewinsohn, Larry Eigner Rare. Although most of the poems in the book do not deal with Dogtown, the “Proem” in Maximus IV, V, VI presented a version of James Merry’s story that is very compelling. Like many other Dogtown stories, the story is interesting, dramatic, and of questionable historical accuracy.

The first book in the Maximus cycle centered on the city of Gloucester and her people — the fishermen, the politicians, the pioneers.

The second book moved to Dogtown, and expanded to encompass Greek, Arabic, Asian, Norse, and American Indian mythology and cosmology, mixed with Olson’s ruminations on what the historical record and the land."MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN- I" and "MAXIMUS, FROM DOGTOWN - IV," as well as other poems in volumes two and three, including the poem from which this essay takes its title.

Olson s interest in Hesiod may seem surprising in light of his critique of classical Greek metaphysics in his essay "Human Universe," his insistence at the end of "The.That night, Olson began typing “Maximus, from Dogtown—I,” a vivid poem about Merry’s death.

Olson did not dig in the dirt in Gloucester—Roland Wells Robbins of Walden Pond fame had excavated Dogtown’s ruins a few years before Olson settled on Cape .