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Elyssa East

Elyssa East is the author of the forthcoming book Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in an Island Ghost Town.

Polis is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place

From its first shot of an eye with a flashing iris that yields to light playing upon the ocean, Polis is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place, establishes itself as a meditation on the life and poetic vision of the 20th century American poet Charles Olson and his muse America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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