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Author: Matthew Bevis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Empson was one the most important poet-critics of the twentieth century. Following on recent scholarly developments and the centenary of his birth in 2006 there has been a resurgence of interest in his work. In this book of critical essays on Empson - the first in over a decade - fourteen scholars consider the full range of his work, studying his poetry alongside his criticism in order to reassess the scale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Some versions of Empson.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2008271838
(OCoLC)144596119
Named Person: William Empson; William Empson; William Empson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Bevis
ISBN: 0191536725 9780191536724 1281154261 9781281154262 9786611154264 6611154264
OCLC Number: 314220428
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 341 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Empson in the round / Matthew Bevis --
Argufying and the generation gap / Deborah Bowman --
Empson, Piaget, and child logic in wartime / Adam Piette --
C. Hatakeyama and W.E. / Peter Robinson --
Empson and the gifts of China / Jason Harding --
Coleridge, Christ, and contradiction in Empson / Seamus Perry --
Empson's God / Eric Griffiths --
Alice and Ulysses's Bough: nonsense in Empson / Hugh Haughton --
Empson's tact / Matthew Creasy --
Hermeneutic circling: Empson, Rosemund Tuve, and the 'Wimsatt Law' / Paul Fry --
Machinery of a rich and full response: Empson as philosopher-critic / Christopher Norris --
Monogamy and the next step? Empson and the future of love in Einstein's Universe / Katy Price --
Empson's pregnancy / Susan Wolfson --
Interview with William Empson / Christopher Norris and David B. Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Bevis.

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William Empson was one the most important poet-critics of the twentieth century. Following on recent scholarly developments and the centenary of his birth in 2006 there has been a resurgence of interest in his work. In this book of critical essays on Empson - the first in over a decade - fourteen scholars consider the full range of his work, studying his poetry alongside his criticism in order to reassess the scale of his achievement. - ;William Empson was one of the most important poet-critics of the twentieth century, and continues to influence and inspire writers from many divergent critica.

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