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Empson, William, 1906-1984



  • Existence: September 27, 1906 - April 15, 1984


William Empson (1906-1984), English literary critic and poet.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cleanth Brooks papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 30

The Cleanth Brooks Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books, textbooks, essays, lectures, and various other shorter works, classroom material, professional papers, writings of others, and personal papers which document aspects of the life and career of Cleanth Brooks.

Dates: 1926-1994, bulk 1960-1986

Furioso papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 75
Abstract: The Furioso papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of submissions, editorial board files, and other office files relating to the publishing history of Furioso; a Magazine of Verse (1939-1953). Correspondents include E. E. Cummings, Richard Eberhart, Weldon Kees, Lawrence Olson, Ezra Pound, Peter Viereck, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts are primarily typescripts and setting typescripts of submissions to Furioso. The office files include advertising and publicity material, the...
Dates: 1938-1951

Maynard Mack papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 111
Abstract: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Maynard Mack in the course of his scholarly and teaching activities, including extensive documentation relating to his research on Alexander Pope and Shakespeare. Research and writing files include notes, copies of archival material, card files, lists, drafts, page proofs, printed material, and related material. Teaching files include notes, lectures, and course material. Correspondence consists largely of single letters to Mack...
Dates: 1928-1997

Material formerly classed here as GROUP 137 F-1 has been reclassed into YCAL MSS 111, 1939 Dec 14

 Part of Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

TLS regarding the progress of Ogden's translation of the Bible into Basic English with envelope addressed to Mack

Dates: 1939 Dec 14

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Archival Object 1
Audiovisual materials 2
American literature -- Periodicals 1
American literature -- Southern States 1
American poetry 1
Audiocassettes 1