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William Empson

Willis, J. H.

William Empson

by Willis, J. H.

  • 58 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Empson, William, 1906-,
    • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 46-48.

      Statementby J. H. Willis, Jr.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesColumbia essays on modern writers,, no. 39
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6009.M7 Z94
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5068207M
      LC Control Number74076254

      William Empson was a noted British literary critic and poet. (Interestingly, he was apparently drummed out of Magdalene College, Cambridge, for the shocking crime of having condoms in his room. That’s their loss.) He went on to distinguish himself for writing and for exceptional and insightful literary thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.coms: 2. William Empson, Volume I Among the Mandarins John Haffenden. This is the definitive biography of William Empson; Robbed of a promised Fellowship at Cambridge following the discovery of contraceptives in his bedroom, Empson went on to become the .

      William Empson was born in Yorkshire, England, in and was educated at Winchester and Cambridge. His first published work was a volume of verse in the early s, but he is best known for his books of literary criticism. William Empson (SH84) was one of the twentieth century's most distinctive critical voices, and left a profound mark upon Anglo-American literary culture. This book is the first full study of Empson's literary criticism in its various aspects, taking account of recent developments in critical theory and of Empson's complex SH at times deeply antagonistic SH attitude towards those developments.

      (–84)Britishliterary critic, often regarded as one of the greatest of his generation, and poet. A keen and intuitive exponent of ‘close reading’, Empson is often associated with New Criticism and Practical Criticism, but despite certain family resemblances his work differs from those schools in important ways. Perhaps most importantly, Empson always emphasized the importance of both. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


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