Charles Olson
#2888 Overall Influence

Charles Olson

American writer

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Charles Olson was a second generation modern American poet who was a link between earlier figures such as Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams and the New American poets, which includes the New York School, the Black Mountain School, the Beat poets, and the San Francisco Renaissance. Consequently, many postmodern groups, such as the poets of the language school, include Olson as a primary and precedent figure. He described himself not so much as a poet or writer but as "an archeologist of morning."

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Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut

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Clark University
Clark University

American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Yale University
Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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University of Connecticut
University of Connecticut

Public research university in Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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#774 World Rank #164 USA Rank
Literature