Table of contents for William Empson : among the Mandarins / John Haffenden.

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abbreviations 000
chronology 000
1.Introduction 000
2.In the Blood: Sir Richard Empson, Professor William, and John Henry 000
3.A horrid little boy, airing my views 000
4.Owl Empson 000
5.Did I, I wonder, talk too much? 000
6.Mr Empson gave a very competent performance: The Multiple Man of Letters 000
7.His presence spellbound us all: The Experiment Group 000
8.The Making of Seven Types of Ambiguity: Influence and Integrity 000
9.Those Particular Vices: Crisis, Expulsion and Aftermath 000
10.Seven Types of Ambiguity: The Critical Reception 000
11.The Trials of Tokyo 000
12.Poems 1935 000
13.Scapegoat and Sacrifice: Some Versions of Pastoral 000
14.Waiting for the end, boys: Politics, Poets, and MassObservation 000
15.Camping Out: China 19371938 000
16.The savage life and the fleas and the bombs: China 19381939 000
17.Postscript 000
appendix: further famous forebears 000
notes 000
index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Empson, William, 1906-.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
British -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Critics -- Great Britain -- Biography.