Discuss the importance of the sense of place in Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems?
What does Olson mean by “objectism”? What trends in poetry does it oppose?
What were the results of Olson’s application of his “projective” theory to the later Maximus poems?
Trace the development of Olson’s study of Herman Melville.
What were Olson’s principal achievements at Black Mountain College?
Olson taught his students to become expert in knowledge of one subject. What benefit, aside from the mastery of that subject, did he believe could thus be achieved?