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$125.00

Hardcover

Published: 05 January 2021

672 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

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  • Includes a selection of related writings, and draws on Empson's drafts and other unpublished material as well as on his correspondence with his publisher