Charles Olson
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"Charles Olson" was a second generation United States poetry/American modernist poetry/modernist poet who was a link between earlier figures such as Ezra Pound and William Carlos Williams and the The New American Poetry 1945-1960/New American poets, which includes the New York School (art)/New York School, the Black Mountain poets/Black Mountain School, the Beat generation/Beat poets, and the San Francisco Renaissance. Consequently, many postmodern groups, such as the poets of the language poets/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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