Monday, March 23

Charles Olson - "In Cold Hell, in Thicket" (1950)

Charles Olson, In Cold Hell, In Thicket. Divers Press / Origin, Palma de Mallorca, 1953.
"Charles Olson reading 'In Cold Hell, in Thicket' (1950) sometime in the mid-60s in Gloucester, MA—late night, recorded for Robert Creeley. Audio courtesy Ron Silliman and PennSound audio archive. Image: Ivan Besse—Britton, SD 1938-39 courtesy Rick Prelinger and Text transcribed from The Collected Poems of Charles Olson: Excluding the Maximus Poems edited by George Butterick. Premiered at the Charles Olson Centenary Conference Worcester, MA on 27 March 2010—Fuller Theater."
YouTube: "In Cold Hell, in Thicket"
Charles Olson - In Cold Hell, In Thicket

2009 January: Charles Olson, 2009 April: Rockport Harbor, 2010 September: Charles Olson: The Art of Poetry No. 12, 2011 July: Charles Olson: February 21, 1957, 2012 April: A Trip to Charles Olson’s Gloucester, 2012 June: In Which We Lather Our Sensibilities At Length, 2013 January: Mass.Charles Olson, 2013 May: The Maximus Poems, 2013 November: A Guide to The Maximus Poems of Charles Olson .