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Published: 05 November 2020

672 Pages


ISBN: 9780198713432

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William Empson: The Structure of Complex Words

William Empson
Edited by Helen Thaventhiran and Stefan Collini

  • The first scholarly edition of one of the classics of English literary criticism
  • Provides the fullest account to date of the place of the book in Empson's oeuvre and its relations to debates in criticism, linguistics, and intellectual history
  • Includes a selection of related writings, and draws on Empson's drafts and other unpublished material as well as on his correspondence with his publisher

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