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Charles Olson Biography...Charles Olson (27 December 1910 – 10 January 1970), was a second generation American modernist 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.". American modernist poet


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Quote Left Hail them, and fall off. Fall off! The drink is not yours, it is not yours! You do not come... Quote Right
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Quote Left I take space to be the central fact to man born in America. I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy. Quote Right
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Quote Left Atlantis will rise again. Quote Right
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Quote Left When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody? Quote Right
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