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William Empson

William EmpsonBorn: 27-Sep-1906
Birthplace: Hawdon, Yorkshire, England [1]
Died: 15-Apr-1984
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic, Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Seven Types of Ambiguity

[1] Yokefleet Hall, Howden, Yorkshire.

Wife: Hetta Crouse

    High School: Winchester College
    University: Magdalene College, Cambridge University (1929)
    Professor: English Literature, University of Tokyo (1931-34)
    Professor: Peking National University (1947-52)
    Professor: English Literature, Sheffield University (1953-71)

    Knighthood 1979

Author of books:
Seven Types of Ambiguity (1930, criticism)
Poems (1935, poetry)
Some Versions of Pastoral (1935, criticism)
The Gathering Storm (1940, poetry)
Collected Poems (1949, poetry)
The Structure of Complex Words (1951, criticism)
Milton's God (1961)
Using Biography (1985)
Essays on Shakespeare (1986)
Argufying: Essays on Literature and Culture (1987)
Essays on Renaissance Literature (1993-94, 2 vols.)

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