WorldCat Identities

Empson, William 1906-1984

Overview
Works: 209 works in 1,113 publications in 5 languages and 27,554 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Outlines and syllabi  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR6009.M7, 821.7
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Seven types of ambiguity by William Empson( Book )

264 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven types of ambiguity based on the literary criticism of English scholar, William Empson. Defines the word "ambiguity" and offers examples of it in the writings of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Wordsworth, and T.S. Eliot
Milton's God by William Empson( Book )

57 editions published between 1961 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some versions of pastoral by William Empson( Book )

101 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of complex words by William Empson( Book )

97 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by William Empson( Book )

74 editions published between 1920 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Shakespeare by William Empson( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using biography by William Empson( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Renaissance literature by William Empson( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Empson; the man and his work by William Empson( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argufying : essays on literature and culture by William Empson( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge's verse; a selection by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faustus and the censor : the English Faust-book and Marlowe's Doctor Faustus by William Empson( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English pastoral poetry by William Empson( Book )

13 editions published between 1938 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems of William Empson by William Empson( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The royal beasts and other works by William Empson( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gathering storm by William Empson( Book )

7 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by William Empson( Book )

5 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An album of modern poetry an anthology read by the poets by Oscar Williams( Recording )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The participating poets include : [1]. R. Frost, W. Stevens, J.C. Ransom, Marianne Moore, T.S. Eliot, E. Muir, W.C. Williams, R. Jeffers, R. Graves, C. Aiken, A. Macleish, H. Reed, M. Rukeyser -- [2]. A. Tate, O. Williams, W.H. Auden, T. Spencer, R. Eberhart, S. Spencer, O. Nash, Merrill Moore, W. Empson, G. Derwood, G. Barker, V. Watkins, R. Fuller -- [3]. E.L. Masters, L. Bogan, S. Kunitz, L. Adams, R. Lowell, T. Roethke, J. Wright, J. Garrique, R. Wilbur, E.E. Cummings, W.R. Rogers, E. Denby, E. Honig, H. Nemerov, R. Herschberger, J. Bennett, T. Hughes, J. Thompson, W.S. Merwin
William Empson : essays on renaissance literature by William Empson( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, a biographical study by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the life of author Samuel Taylor Coleridge and presents a sample of his poetry, including complete works and excerpts, with a brief, explanatory introduction to each
 
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Alternative Names
Empson, W. 1906-1984

Empson, W. (William), 1906-1984.

Empson, William

William Empson britischer Dichter und Literaturkritiker

William Empson poeta e critico letterario inglese

ויליאם אמפסון

ويليام امبسون، 1906-1984

ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਐਂਪਸਨ

エンプソン, ウィリアム

Languages
English (820)

Italian (15)

Japanese (5)

German (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Milton's GodSome versions of pastoralThe structure of complex wordsCollected poemsEssays on ShakespeareUsing biographyEssays on Renaissance literatureThe complete poems of William EmpsonWilliam Empson : essays on renaissance literature