Charles Olson: Letters Home 1949-1969
Vendor: Cape Ann Museum Store
By David Rich
Softcover, 150 pages
This book, published in Olson’s centennial year, is a study in letters of Charles Olson and a sampling of ten people in Gloucester who were part of his circle: artists, writers, a publisher, a museum president, an inventor and an architect. Editor David Rich has taken the unusual step of arranging each chapter by correspondent and presenting both sides of each exchange when possible: the result is a group portrait, with Olson at the center of a vibrant literary and artistic scene.
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