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Selected letters of William Empson

Author: William Empson; John Haffenden
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All readers of literary history and criticism will benefit from this edition of letters by William Empson, one of the foremost writers and critics of the twentieth century. This correspondence shows him working out his ideas for all of his major books as well as complementary studies in writers including Shakespeare, Marlowe, Donne, Marvell, Coleridge, and Joyce. The edition also gives the fullest possible picture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Empson, William, 1906-1984.
Selected letters of William Empson.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006002534
Named Person: William Empson; William Empson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Empson; John Haffenden
ISBN: 9780191569425 0191569429 9786610903870 6610903875 1280903872 9781280903878
OCLC Number: 252677470
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (lxi, 729 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: Abbreviations; Introduction; Note on the Text; Table of Dates; List of Recipients and Dates; TEXT OF LETTERS; Glossary of Names; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by John Haffenden.

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Contains letters by William Empson, one of the foremost writers and critics of the twentieth century. This title shows him working out his ideas for his major books, as well as complementary studies  Read more...

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This is a splendid book. There is something to enjoy on every page. * The Review of English Studies, Vol. 58, no. 233 * Few critics have done more for poetry than Empson (1906-1984); few have led Read more...

 
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